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    causes of kidney failure

    what are the causes of kidney failulre

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    * Acute nephritic syndrome
    * Interstitial nephritis

    Decreased blood flow due to very low blood pressure, which can result from:


    * Burns
    * Dehydration
    * Hemorrhage
    * Injury
    * Septic shock
    * Serious illness
    * Surgery

    Disorders that cause clotting within the kidney's blood vessels:


    * Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
    * Idiopathic thrombocytopenic thrombotic purpura (ITTP)
    * Malignant hypertension
    * Transfusion reaction
    * Scleroderma

    Infections that directly injure the kidney, such as:


    * Acute pyelonephritis
    * Septicemia

    Pregnancy complications, including:


    * Placenta abruptio
    * Placenta previa

    Urinary tract obstruction



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