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Efavirenz-induced urolithiasis.

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We describe the first case of efavirenz-induced urolithiasis in a 47-year-old HIV-positive patient. Urinary obstruction led to pyelonephritis and septic shock, requiring emergency ureteral catheterisation. The subsequent clinical course was favourable, allowing the patient's discharge on day 5. A 7 mm, radio-translucent, non-crystalline, beige stone was extracted during catheterisation. Stone analysis by Fourier transform infrared spectrometry, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry reve...

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10.1007/s00240-006-0052-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
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Journal:
Urological research
Volume:
34
Issue:
4
Pages:
288-289
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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EISSN:
1434-0879
ISSN:
0300-5623
URN:
uuid:6714bbba-2c17-482e-90f8-1ac47c24f1d0
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154157
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pubs:154157

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