Unilateral Acute Renal Cortical Necrosis in a patient with Sepsis


Vol 4 | Issue 3 | Sep-Dec 2018 | page: 24-26| Rohit Vadala, Ebenezer R, Nagarajan Ramakrishna, Visweswar Reddy.

Authors: Rohit Vadala [1], Ebenezer R [1], Nagarajan Ramakrishnan [1], Visweswar Reddy  [1].

[1] Department of Critical Care Medicine Apollo Speciality Hospitals 2Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo Speciality Hospitals Vanagaram, Chennai – 600095.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Nagarajan Ramakrishnan,

Department of Critical Care Medicine Apollo Hospitals, 21 Greams Lane, Chennai 600 006

E-mail: icudoctor@gmail.com


Unilateral renal cortical necrosis is a rare entity with few cases reported across the globe. Acute kidney injury occurs as a complication of the cascade of immunological events that ensue once the host`s system is compromised due to invasion of microorganisms or due to other noninfectious causes. We present a case of unilateral acute renal cortical necrosis in a patient presenting with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and sepsis with multi-organ failure that required extracorporeal cytokine adsorber therapy

Keywords: Extracorporeal cytokine adsorber therapy, Sepsis, Renal cortical necrosis, ARDS.


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How to Cite this Article: Vadala R, Ebenezer R, Ramakrishnan N, Reddy V. Unilateral Acute Renal Cortical Necrosis in a patient with Sepsis. Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports Sep-Dec 2018; 4(3):24-26.

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