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J Nephropathol. 2017;6(2): 43-48. doi: 10.15171/jnp.2017.07
PMID: 28491851        PMCID: PMC5418068

Case Report

Pemetrexed-induced acute kidney failure following irreversible renal damage: two case reports and literature review

Tito Zattera 1, Francesco Londrino 2 * , Matteo Trezzi 1, Roberto Palumbo 2, Antonio Granata 3, Paola Tatangelo 2, Valentina Corbani 1, Valeria Falqui 1, Nadia Chiappini 1, Lisa Mathiasen 4, Marco Cavallini 5, Davide Rolla 1

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