Renal papillary necrosis

Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

Urine microscopy and culture.

Submit sloughed papilla passed in urine in formalin fixative for histopathological confirmation.

Creatinine, urea, electrolytes.

Analgesic nephropathy

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Diabetes mellitus

Urinary outflow obstruction

Urinary tract infection

Sickle cell disease

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