There is one report from Banyumas. We are currently tracing it
Semarang (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDAI) for Central Java traced the findings of a case of mysterious acute kidney failure in an eight-month-old infant in Banyumas District.

"There is one report from Banyumas. We are currently tracing it," Head of IDAI Central Java Fitri Hartanto stated here on Wednesday.

Hartanto noted that based on the report submitted to IDAI Central Java, the diagnosis of kidney failure in the pediatric patient was established.

She noted that IDAI Central Java was still investigating the cause of the patient's acute kidney failure.

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"We are still looking for the cause, whether the patient is also taking paracetamol that is thought to contain ethylene glycol," she stated.

She remarked that pediatricians in Central Java region had been urged to report findings of suspected acute kidney failure in children and check whether the patient had a history of COVID-19, respiratory, or gastrointestinal disorders.

The Health Ministry has recorded 189 mysterious cases of acute kidney failure in children from various regions in Indonesia.

Based on the ministry's data, mysterious acute kidney failure occurs in children aged six months to 18 years.

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Translator: Immanuel Citra Senjaya, Katriana
Editor: Fardah Assegaf
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