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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.

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Offsite Research:

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: Aug. 17, 2019

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