Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education:
Thrombocytopenia in Epstein syndrome is not an absolute contraindication for major surgical procedures like arteriovenous fistula formation. Patients presenting with renal failure with thrombocytopenia should be screened for Epstein syndrome.
Please cite this paper as: Balwani MR, Engineer DP, Gumber MR, Kute VB, Singh R, Patel HV, et al. An unusual cause of renal failure; Epstein syndrome. J Nephropharmacol. 2016;5(1):63-65.