Which comorbid conditions increase the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Biruh T Workeneh, MD, PhD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

People with the following comorbid conditions are at a higher risk for developing AKI:

  • Hypertension
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Diabetes
  • Liver disease
  • Obesity [40, 41, 42, 43]
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Chronic infection
  • Myeloproliferative disorder
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Autoimmune diseases

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