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Akut nyresvigt hos en rask 19-årig kvinde efter indtag af syv gram paracetamol

Pernille Esman Andersen1 & Mads Svart1, 2
1) Medicinsk Afdeling, Regionshospitalet Horsens 2) Diabetes og Hormonsygdomme, Aarhus Universitetshospital

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V10180742

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V10180742

Pernille Esman Andersen & Mads Svart:

Acute renal failure in a healthy 19-year-old woman after intake of 7 g of paracetamol

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V10180742

In this case report, a 19-year-old woman was admitted with delayed acute renal failure due to a paracetamol intake of
7 g. No liver damage was present, and the renal function recovered spontaneously after a few weeks. Paracetamol is the most common cause of medical induced overdose or death. It is well known, that poisoning from paracetamol may cause liver damage, but the risk of renal toxicity is known to a lesser extent. Acute renal failure due to paracetamol overdose may easily be missed due to the delayed manifestation.

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