Acute Renal Failure
The sudden loss of the kidneys' ability to excrete wastes, concentrate urine, and conserve electrolytes.
Classic Signs: Decreased urine output, fluid retention, changes in mental status or mood, increased blood pressure, ear noise/buzzing, breath odor, fatigue, nausea, vomiting.
Acute renal failure in association with severe hyperemesis gravidarum.
Hill JB, Yost NP, Wendel GD Jr.
Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002 Nov;100(5 Pt 2):1119-21.
Women with severe hyperemesis gravidarum may be at risk for acute renal failure caused by severe intravascular volume depletion.
Updated on: Apr. 18, 2013