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Kidney Papillary Necrosis Summary

Description: A complication of kidney diseases characterized by cell death involving KIDNEY PAPILLA in the KIDNEY MEDULLA. Damages to this area may hinder the kidney to concentrate urine resulting in POLYURIA. Sloughed off necrotic tissue may block KIDNEY PELVIS or URETER. Necrosis of multiple renal papillae can lead to KIDNEY FAILURE.

Also Known As: Renal Medullary Necrosis; Necrosis, Kidney Papillary; Necrosis, Renal Medullary; Necrotizing Renal Papillitides; Necrotizing Renal Papillitis Show All >>

Networked: 5 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Kidney Papillary Necrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Roxarsone : 1 result : IBA
  2. Phenacetin : 1 result : IBA
  3. Monensin (Coban) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin) : 1 result : IBA
  5. methylaniline (N-methylaniline) : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Kidney Papillary Necrosis

  1. Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome
  2. Hemoglobin SC Disease (Disease, Hemoglobin SC)

Key Therapies for Kidney Papillary Necrosis

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  1. Nephrectomy : 1 result

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