Rifampicin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in a Tuberculosis Patient: Treatment Dilemma?

  • Antonio Grilo Novais Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, E.P.E, Portugal
  • Cláudio Silva Infectious Diseases Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal
  • Ana Rita Coelho Pathology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal
  • Roberto Silva Pathology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal
  • Ana Cláudia Carvalho Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal

Keywords

Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis, rifampicin-induced, tuberculosis

Abstract

Acute kidney injury related to rifampin is usually a clinical diagnosis. We report a case of a man being treated for pulmonary tuberculosis with acute tubulointerstitial nephritis related to rifampicin.

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  • Published: 2021-10-14

    Issue: 2021: LATEST ONLINE (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Grilo Novais A, Silva C, Coelho AR, Silva R, Carvalho AC. Rifampicin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in a Tuberculosis Patient: Treatment Dilemma?. EJCRIM 2021;2 doi:10.12890/2021_002833.

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