Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Acute Kidney Injury due to Glyphosate Ingestion
J Indirakshi, A Sunnesh, M Aruna, M. Hari Krishna Reddy, Anil C. V. Kumar, V Sarat Chandra, B Sangeetha, D.T. Katyarmal, R Ram, V. Siva Kumar
Acute kidney injury, glyphosate, hemodialysis, toxic epidermal necrolysis
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Indirakshi J, Sunnesh A, Aruna M, Reddy MH, Kumar AC, Chandra VS, Sangeetha B, Katyarmal D, Ram R, Kumar VS. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Acute Kidney Injury due to Glyphosate Ingestion. Indian J Crit Care Med 2017; 21 (3):167-169.
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The literature, particularly from India, is scarce on the renal effects of glyphosate poisoning. Glyphosate causes toxicity not only after its ingestion but also after dermal exposure by inhalation route and on eye exposure. We present a patient report of glyphosate consumption which resulted in toxic epidermal necrolysis – the first report after glyphosate consumption and acute kidney injury.
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