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Acute kidney failure: The sudden and acute loss of kidney function. See detailed information below for a list of 156 causes of Acute kidney failure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Acute renal failure (ARF) is the sudden onset of kidney failure. This can be caused by an accident that injures the kidneys, loss of a lot of blood, or some drugs or poisons. ARF may lead to permanent loss of kidney function. But if the kidneys are not seriously damaged, they may recover. (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)
A clinical syndrome characterized by a sudden decrease in glomerular filtration rate, often to values of less than 1 to 2 ml per minute. It is usually associated with oliguria (urine volumes of less than 400 ml per day) and is always associated with biochemical consequences of the reduction in glomerular filtration rate such as a rise in blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine concentrations.
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Renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
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