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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2013, Vol. 11 ›› Issue (1): 64-66.doi: 10.3736/jintegrmed2013010

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A case study report of acute renal failure associated with Nigella sativa in a diabetic patient

Erol Arslana, Selim Sayina, Seref Demirbasa, Mustafa Cakara(), Nazire Gokce Somaka, Sirzat Yesilkayab, Kenan Saglama   

  1. a. Department of Internal Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    b. Department of Family Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara 06100, Turkey
  • Received:2012-04-01 Accepted:2012-05-21 Online:2013-01-10 Published:2013-01-15

Key words: Nigella sativa, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Kidney failure, Acute, Case reports

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