Nephrology

Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Treatment

Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus is a disorder of the kidney where a renal response to ADH (e.g. desmopressin) is impaired. Presenting symptoms are identically to Central/Neurogenic Diabetes Insipidus. Mnemonic: “Hiding Incontinent Amy” Hiding – Hydrochlorothiazide Incontinent – Indomethacin Amy – Amiloride Mnemonic Aid: Amy pees everywhere and hides. She have absolutely no control over it. Why? […]

The drugs that cause Acute Interstitial Nephritis?

Acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) is an acute inflammation of the renal interstitium. This causes edema and rise of prominent mononuclear and eosinophilic infiltrate. Mnemonic: “All Chefs Died & Sad Professional Pennsylvanian Surfers Rebelled” All – Allopurinol Chefs – Cephalosporins Died – Diuretics & Sad – NSAIDs Professional – Proton Pump Inhibitors Pennsylvanian – Penicillin Surfer […]