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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1432-1434
An unusual case of insecticide poisoning presenting as acute kidney injury

1 Department of Nephrology, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Pathology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3 National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Manjusha Yadla
Department of Nephrology, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, Telangana
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.220867

PMID: 29265060

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Poisoning due to insecticides such as organophosphorus and super vasmol presenting as acute kidney injury (AKI) is well-reported. Poisoning due to fipronil (phenylpyrazole) is known to present with mild neurological and dermatological complaints. However, fipronil poisoning presenting as AKI and hepatic dysfunction is not known. Herein, we are presenting a case of fipronil poisoning presenting with severe AKI.

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