Ertapenem-Induced Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN) in a Case of Protein S Deficiency and Factor V Leiden Mutation with Deep Vein Thrombosis.

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Ertapenem-Induced Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN) in a Case of Protein S Deficiency and Factor V Leiden Mutation with Deep Vein Thrombosis.

J Assoc Physicians India. 2016 Mar;64(3):85-86

Authors: Rathod N, Pai P

Abstract
We present a case of 58 years old male patient, who presented with high fever for which injection Ertapenem was started empirically at Dubai hospital. Patient was a known case of Deep vein thrombosis of left leg since 5 years on warfarin therapy. Patient came to India for high fever and further management. Patient developed proteinuria with high creatinine and urinary abnormalities. Renal biopsy revealed acute interstitial nephritis (AIN). In addition, he was diagnosed to have protein S deficiency with Factor V Leiden mutation.

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