A Strange Case of Post-Renal Acute Kidney Injury

An Asian male in his 60s presented for a nephrology consultation. Five years ago he sought medical care with complaints of indolent fatigue, nausea, and vague abdominal pain.

Labs done at the time revealed a creatinine elevated to 3.5mg/dL with no prior known renal disease. Imaging revealed bilateral hydronephrosis secondary to a mass. Tissue biopsy of the mass reportedly ...