Renal papillary necrosis

Causes

Appropriate Tests

 

MCS urine.

Submit sloughed papilla passed in urine in formalin fixative for histopathological confirmation.

Creatinine, Urea, Electrolytes.

Analgesic nephropathy

See Analgesic abuse

Diabetes mellitus

 

Urinary outflow obstruction

 

Urinary tract infection

 

Sickle cell disease

See under Sickle cell disorders