Friday, August 28, 2015

Topic Discussion: Cocaine and the Kidney

Cocaine and it's effect on the kidney. A quick bullet point list of what cocaine can do to the kidney.

1. Acute renal failure due to Rhabdomyolysis
2. Renal infarction 
3. Severe HTN and eventually chronic renal disease---> ESRD
4. TMA
5. Severe arterioscloerosis
6. Levamisol adulterated cocaine leading to ANCA vasculitis

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