GAMUT H-20
RENAL PAPILLARY NECROSIS
 

COMMON
1. Analgesic abuse (eg, phenacetin; aspirin)
2. Diabetes mellitus
3. Obstruction of urinary tract
4. Pyelonephritis
5. Sickle cell disease   


UNCOMMON
1. Abscess or carbuncle of kidney
2. Arteritis (eg, thromboembolism; polyarteritis nodosa; necrotizing)
3. Cirrhosis
4. Contrast medium reaction (intravenous; retrograde)
5. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC); sepsis
6. Renal vein thrombosis
7. Shock; asphyxia; dehydration (esp. child)
8. Tuberculosis





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