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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136-138

Chromium induced AKI: case with protean implications


Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Ruhi Khan
Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202 002, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.146409

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Poisoning with chromium is fatal and rarely reported. We report a case of a 25-year-old man who developed severe acidosis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, acute kidney, and hepatic injury following homicidal ingestion of chromium. Patient improved after multiple cycles of alternate day hemodialysis.


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