oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Acute tubular necrosis after interleukin-2 therapy

Volume 39, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Immunotherapy with interferon and interleukin-2 is being increasingly used in the treatment of metastatic renal cell cancer. A case is presented in which interleukin-2 (IL2) therapy was complicated by renal tubular necrosis. Renal function returned to normal following aggressive fluid replacement and use of dopamine and cautious diuresis.

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