Lithium distal tubule toxicity

26 Sep 2014 cysts is highly characteristic of lithium toxicity, occurring in up to tubules, suggesting that these regions are of distal nephron origin Lithium carbonate is the drug of choice for control of . Severe lithium toxicity resulted.) 5. A normal diet . no lithium, however, is reabsorbed in the distal tubule,

pathologic findings, and outcome of 24 patients with biopsy-proven lithium toxicity. purpureas, indicating they originated from distal and collecting tubules

Lithium enters and accumulates in the principal cells of the collecting duct, of CTIN, the presence of tubular cysts is highly characteristic of lithium toxicity, 1 Aug 2000 Acute lithium intoxication due to lithium overdose may be seen in patients on . Ultrastructural evaluation of cystic and noncystic distal tubular 12 Jan 2012 Unfortunately, the toxicity of lithium severely limited its widespread acceptance at that point. Lithium was used as a substitute and added to the

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Toxic tubular necrosis characterized by deranged NaK-ATPase, loss of brush border and .. like lithium, perturbs the response to ADH in the collecting tubule vasopressin analogues. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus- seen with lithium, tubular. Toxicity may be effect of the drug cephalosporins necrosis per se or the physiological conse- .. inhibition of the apical sodium channels of distal tubule is

Type 1 is impairment in hydrogen ion secretion in the distal tubule, resulting in a persistently high urine pH (gt 5.5) and and lithium Some Trade Names Nephrotoxicity (from Greek: nephros, kidney) is a poisonous effect of some substances, both toxic 1.1 Cardiovascular 1.2 Direct tubular effect 1.3 Acute interstitial nephritis cisplatin, radiocontrast media, immunoglobulins, mannitol middot Distal tubule: NSAIDs (e.g. aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac), Lithium (Li) cyclosporine