Chinese herbal nephropathy

Chinese herbal nephropathy

A nephropathy linked to the administration of various unapproved formulations of Chinese herbs that contain aristolochic acid in weight loss clinics, which were first reported in Belgium in the early 1990s.
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They used several search engines to include all publications that are about or refer to aristolochic acid and Chinese herbal nephropathy and identified 42 different case studies and one trial relating to the management of the disease.
Renal tubular acidosis, hypokalemic paralysis, rhabdomyolysis, and acute renal failure -- A rare presentation of Chinese herbal nephropathy.
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