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Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus and Distal Tubular Acidosis in Methicillin-Induced Interstitial Nephritis

  • Ph. Vigeral
  • A. Kanfer
  • S. Kenouch
  • F. Blanchet
  • B. Mougenot
  • J. Ph. Méry
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 212)

Abstract

Acute interstitial nephritis associated with methicillin therapy has been reported in over 100 patients (1) and new cases are usually no more reported. Although its clinical picture has been extensively described (2–5), little attention has been paid to the possible occurrence of functional impairment of the distal tubule. This report deals with two patients with methicillin-induced interstitial nephritis and renal failure in whom distal tubular abnormalities were prominent.

Keywords

Interstitial Nephritis Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Acute Interstitial Nephritis Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis Mild Renal Insufficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph. Vigeral
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Kanfer
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Kenouch
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Blanchet
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. Mougenot
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Ph. Méry
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de Néphrologie and Laboratoire d’Explorations FonctionnellesHôpital BichatParisFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’Anatomie et de Cytologie PathologiquesHôpital TenonParisFrance

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