Star fruit toxicity has been hugely described in patients with chronic kidney disease, either on conservative or renal replacement therapy. This is a case report of a man, without prior kidney or neurological dysfunction, who appeared to develop nephrotoxicity and neurotoxicity less than 12 hours after drinking concentrated star fruit juice (approximately 20 units of the fruit). He received timely renal replacement therapy and renal function fully recovered after discharge.
- acute renal failure
- neurological injury
- adult intensive care
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Contributors Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work were made by IPdNNM. Data acquisition, as well as analysis and interpretation and intellectual content were authored by ARJB. Writing, data acquisition, work review was written by KCPI.
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