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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 739-740

Ibuprofen-induced Henoch–Schönlein purpura nephritis: First reported case


1 Department of Medicine, Nephrology Unit, Universiti Putra , Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2 Department of Nephrology, Serdang Hospital, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia

Correspondence Address:
Christopher Lim Thiam Seong
Department of Medicine, Nephrology Unit, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor
Malaysia
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.194848

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Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used widely in treating pain, fever, and inflammation. Its side effects are mainly due to acute renal impairment and gastric discomfort. We hereby report a rare case of Henoch–Schönlein purpura nephritis secondary to ibuprofen consumption which has not been reported in literature before.






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