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Experimental Renal Effects of Analgesics, Rat

  • Ranjit S. Nanra
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)

Abstract

The gross appearance of the kidney is normal in most studies of experimental renal papillary necrosis. In experiments where analgesics have been fed to rats for prolonged periods of up to 72 weeks, macroscopic cortical scars may be noted.

Keywords

Renal papillary necrosis Renal medullary necrosis Analgesic nephrotoxicity Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) nephrotoxicity 

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