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Figure 1. Purpuric erythematous rash on patient’s arm.

Acute Kidney Injury in Patient With a Purpuric Rash

A 62-year-old white man with past medical history of ulcerative colitis presented with purpuric rash and abdominal pain that started 4 weeks previously. The abdominal pain was associated with nausea, bloating, episodes of diarrhea, and hematochezia. He stopped taking mesalamine prior to symptom onset. A week earlier, he presented to a local hospital where computed…

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