Turkish Journal of Nephrology
Case Report

Acute Kidney Injury After Scorpion Sting


Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nefroloji Bilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye

Turkish J Nephrol 2017; 26: 124-126
DOI: 10.5262/tndt.2017.1001.22
Read: 478 Downloads: 261 Published: 31 January 2019

Scorpion sting cases are mostly seen in the southern provinces in our country. Scorpion venom might comprise neurotoxic, cardiotoxic and even nephrotoxic contents. Occurrence of nephropathy is a rare complication of scorpion sting. A 27-year-old male was admitted with acute kidney injury after scorpion sting. The etiology was probably associated with hypovolemia.

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