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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 387-389

Recurrent episodic acute kidney injury as presenting manifestation of mitochondrial myopathy


1 Deptartment of Nephrology, St. Mary's Dialysis Centre, Karipal Hospital, Kottayam, Kerala, India
2 Department of Hepatology, Central Electron Microscopy Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Pathology, Central Electron Microscopy Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
T P Matthai
Mazhavancherry Madom, Chalukunnu, Kottayam - 686 001, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.133027

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Mitochondrial cytopathies (MC) are a rare heterogenous group of disorders with frequent multisystem involvement including uncommon renal manifestations. Acute kidney injury (AKI) as the primary manifestation of MC is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of recurrent episodic AKI in an adult male who was subsequently diagnosed to have mitochondrial disease.






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