Chapter 11. Miscellaneous Etiologies of Acute Kidney Injury

  1. Donald A. Molony MD2,3 and
  2. Jonathan C. Craig MD, PhD4,5
  1. Kamalanathan K. Sambandam MD and
  2. Anitha Vijayan MD

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch11

Evidence-Based Nephrology

Evidence-Based Nephrology

How to Cite

Sambandam, K. K. and Vijayan, A. (2008) Miscellaneous Etiologies of Acute Kidney Injury, in Evidence-Based Nephrology (eds D. A. Molony and J. C. Craig), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Texas, USA

  2. 3

    Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 4

    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia

  4. 5

    Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. Renal Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139755

Online ISBN: 9781444303391



  • acute interstitial nephritis;
  • acute kidney injury (AKI);
  • acute tubular necrosis (ATN);
  • renal biopsy - gold standard for diagnosis of AIN;
  • AKI associated with multiple myeloma;
  • cast nephropathy;
  • AKI secondary to bisphosphonate therapy;
  • crystalline nephropathies;
  • renal artery and vein thromboses


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acute interstitial nephritis

  • AKI associated with multiple myeloma

  • Crystalline nephropathies

  • Atheroembolic renal disease

  • Renal artery and vein thromboses

  • References