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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 176-178

Survival after acute ingestion of chromic acid complicated by acute kidney injury: a case report

Department of Medicine, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh

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Ruhi Khan
Department of Medicine, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, JNMCH, AMU, Aligarh-202002, Uttar Pradesh

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DOI: 10.4103/1110-7782.148167

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Poisoning with chromium is fatal and rarely reported. We report a case of a 25-year-old man who developed severe acidosis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and acute kidney and hepatic injury following homicidal ingestion of chromium. Patient improved after multiple cycles of alternate day hemodialysis.

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