MORTIMER B. LIPSETT, M.D.; RALPH GOLDMAN, M.D.
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A hitherto unreported reaction to phenylbutazone will be presented in this report. The diagnosis of acute renal failure is supported by the course of the illness and a renal biopsy.
The patient was a 60 year old retired Army colonel who entered on September 24, 1953, complaining of inability to urinate for three days. He had been followed in the Arthritis Clinic of Wadsworth General Hospital for five years with diagnosis of mild rheumatoid and degenerative arthritis. During this period numerous blood counts, urinalyses and occasional serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen determinations had been normal. He had
LIPSETT MB, GOLDMAN R. PHENYLBUTAZONE TOXICITY: REPORT OF A CASE OF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE*. Ann Intern Med. 1954;41:1075–1079. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-41-5-1075
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(5):1075-1079.
Acute Kidney Injury, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology.
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