Kevin Finkel

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Interstitial Nephritis

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Interstitial nephritis is usually caused by medications and is responsible for approximately 10% of cases of acute kidney injury (AKI). The most common medications are antibiotics (cephalosporins and quinolones), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, H2 antagonists and bisphosphonates. Less common causes include infections and systemic diseases.…

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