Ritonavir-induced acute kidney injury: Kidney biopsy findings and review of literature

T. Shafi, M. J. Choi, L. C. Racusen, L. A. Spacek, C. Berry, M. Atta, D. M. Fine

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Ritonavir therapy is not generally considered nephrotoxic.We report a case of acute kidney injury secondary to ritonavir, with kidney biopsy demonstrating extensive acute tubular injury. This is the first report of a kidney biopsy and pathology in acute kidney injury associated with ritonavir. A review of published medical literature on the topic is also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S60-S64
JournalClinical Nephrology
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Acute renal failure
  • Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Ritonavir

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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