Bilateral renal cortical necrosis associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoids
Kanaan Mansoor, Ashley Zawodniak, Zeid J Khitan, Internal Medicine Department, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25701, United States
Tibor Nadasdy, Department of Renal and Transplant Pathology, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
Author contributions: All authors contributed in writing and revision of the manuscript according to the expertise.
Supported by Internal Medicine Department, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt from the Institutional Review Board standards at Marshall University, Huntington, WV, United States.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave her written informed consent authorizing use and disclosure of her protected health information.
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Correspondence to: Zeid J Khitan, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief (Renal Division), Internal Medicine Department, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25701, United states. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 3, 2017
Peer-review started: February 7, 2017
First decision: March 7, 2017
Revised: March 15, 2017
Accepted: April 23, 2017
Article in press: April 24, 2017
Published online: June 16, 2017