Acute kidney injury physical examination
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Patients with acute kidney injury usually appear ill. Physical examination of patients with acute kidney injury is usually remarkable for hypotension, edema of the lower extremities, maculopapular rash and rales on chest ausculatation.
Appearance of the Patient
- Patients with acute kidney injury usually appear ill.
- Dry conjunctivae
- Band keratopathy
- Hearing loss
- Mucosal or cartilaginous ulcerations
- Neck examination of patients with acute kidney injury is usually normal.
- Irregular rhythms (ie, atrial fibrillation)
- Pericardial friction rub
- Increased jugulovenous distention, rales, S3
- Pulsatile mass or bruit
- Abdominal or costovertebral angle tenderness
- Pelvic, rectal masses
- Prostatic hypertrophy
- Distended bladder
- Back examination of patients with acute kidney injury is usually normal.
- Genitourinary examination of patients with acute kidney injury is usually normal.
- Neuromuscular examination of patients with acute kidney injury is usually normal.
- Edema of the lower extremities
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