Celecoxib-related renal papillary necrosis

Akhund, Laila, Quinet, Robert J. and Ishaq, Saliha (2003) Celecoxib-related renal papillary necrosis. Archives of Internal Medicine, 163 1: 114-115. doi:10.1001/archinte.163.1.114

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Author Akhund, Laila
Quinet, Robert J.
Ishaq, Saliha
Title Celecoxib-related renal papillary necrosis
Journal name Archives of Internal Medicine   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0003-9926
1538-3679
Publication date 2003-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1001/archinte.163.1.114
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 163
Issue 1
Start page 114
End page 115
Total pages 2
Place of publication Chicago, IL, United States
Publisher American Medical Association
Language eng
Abstract Selective cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitors are known to affect renal prostaglandins (epoprostenol and dinoprostone), which are at least in part COX-2 dependent. Consequently, adverse events including hypertension, peripheral edema, hypercalemia, hyponatremia, and acute renal failure have been reported to occur with the new COX-2-specific inhibitors. This case report posits celecoxib as a likely cause of renal papillary necrosis and alerts physicians to the possibility of this additional renal complication with COX-2-specific inhibitors.
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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