BRAJESH N. AGARWAL, M.D.; FRANKLIN CABEBE, M.D.; CYNTHIA MCCORMICK
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To the editor: The recent paper, "Acute Renal Failure After Excretory Urography in Diabetic Patients" by Diaz-Buxo and associates (Ann Intern Med 83:155-158, 1975), prompts us to report a similar case that we have seen at our institution.
A 58-year-old black woman with diagnoses of rheumatic heart disease, aortic stenosis, and congestive heart failure was admitted to the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital on 9 August 1975 for cardiac evaluation. She had a 30-year history of diabetes mellitus, for which she was taking insulin. Her only other medications were digoxin and furosemide. At admission her blood urea nitrogen (BUN) level
AGARWAL BN, CABEBE F, MCCORMICK C. Renal Effects of Urography in Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Intern Med. ;83:902. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-6-902_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(6):902.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Nephrology.
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