Management of Renal Disease

  • Author: Mohamed G. Atta, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/14/17 (What's New)

Summary

  • Interstitial nephritis most frequently manifests as either a rapid rise in serum creatinine within days or slow insidious rise in serum creatinine over period of weeks to months
  • Common diagnostic tests neither sensitive nor specific, but when suspected, investigations should include all medications, such as antiretroviral medications, NSAIDS, and many prescription medications

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