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Acute Kidney Injury

Injuries, major blood loss, and some reactions to medicines can cause the kidneys to fail very quickly.  This is called acute kidney injury or acute renal failure.  In some cases, this kind of kidney failure may get better.  In other cases, the kidney failure may be permanent.  Kidney failure that is permanent is called end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

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