Fluoride-associated ultrastructural changes and apoptosis in human renal tubule: a pilot study

JA Quadri, S Sarwar, A Sinha, M Kalaivani, AK Dinda, A Bagga, TS Roy, TK Das, A Shariff
  • Human & Experimental Toxicology, February 2018, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0960327118755257

Fluoride induced nephrotoxicity in human

What is it about?

Fluoride toxicity happens due to excessive long term exposure to fluoride. Fluoride induced nephrotoxicity is reported in many animal model. Here we have observed fluoride associated nephrotoxicity (kidney injury) in human

Why is it important?

The finding will give an insight about fluoride associated kidney injury and will be of relevance in reduction of kidney disease burden.


Dr. Javed Ahsan Quadri (Author)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences

The finding of this study will be helpful in early diagnosis, prevention and management of fluoride induced kidney disease in fluorosis endemic areas

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