Acute renal failure in a case of fatal chromic acid poisoning

P. P. Varma, V. Jha, A. K. Ghosh, K. Joshi, V. Sakhuja

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Abstract

Despite its frequent use in industry, acute poisoning by chromic acid has very rarely been reported. We report a patient who developed massive gastrointestinal hemorrhage, acute renal failure, and hepatic injury following chromic acid ingestion, and subsequently died. Postmortem liver and kidney biopsies revealed centrilobular necrosis and severe acute tubular necrosis, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)653-657
Number of pages5
JournalRenal Failure
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nephrology

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