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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 292-294

Acute renal failure due to bilateral ureteric necrosis following percutaneous chemical lumbar sympathectomy


Department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

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P Ranjan
Department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.101252

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We report a case of acute renal failure as a result of obstructive uropathy as a consequence of instillation of phenol used for chemical sympathectomy in Beurger's disease of the lower limbs. Extensive bilateral ureteral necrosis occurred as a result of phenol instillation that. Such practices are still common among the general surgeons and such a complication has not been described before.






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