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- ‘However, the patient developed anuric renal failure.’
- ‘Despite therapies, her mental status worsened, and she became anuric.’
- ‘Oliguric or anuric renal failure is the result in the most severe cases and, although permanent renal failure is rare, recovery of renal function may take up to two months.’
- ‘This therapy was continued for 2 months, with the patient subsequently becoming anuric and dependent on hemodialysis.’
- ‘In total, she was anuric for 6 days and required dialysis for 10 days.’
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