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Fanconi Syndrome Associated with Tenofovir Therapy in HIV-Positive Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate an HIV-infected patient for renal Fanconi Syndrome associated with tenofovir therapy.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

adverse effects

ICD-10:

T37.9, B23.8, E72.0

Description:

Tenofovir is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase used to treat patients with HIV disease. Some patients may develop dysfunction of the proximal renal tubule, resulting in the renal Fanconi Syndrome.

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