Chapter 28. Toxic Nephropathies: Environmental Agents and Metals

  1. Donald A. Molony MD3,4 and
  2. Jonathan C. Craig MD, PhD5,6
  1. Richard P. Wedeen MD1,2

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch28

Evidence-Based Nephrology

Evidence-Based Nephrology

How to Cite

Wedeen, R. P. (2008) Toxic Nephropathies: Environmental Agents and Metals, in Evidence-Based Nephrology (eds D. A. Molony and J. C. Craig), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 5

    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, 385 Tremont Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey, USA

  2. 2

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, The New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139755

Online ISBN: 9781444303391



  • environmental nephrotoxins;
  • acute symptomatic lead poisoning with encephalopathy;
  • severe acute lead poisoning;
  • environmental nephrotoxins;
  • solvent nephropathy;
  • silicon


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Heavy metals

  • Solvent nephropathy

  • References