Murine typhus is a flea-borne rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia typhi. When severe, endothelial dysfunction can lead to acute kidney injury secondary to prerenal azotemia or acute tubular necrosis. Here, we describe an unusual cause of kidney injury during the course of murine typhus–focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
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- Infectious Diseases