glomerulosclerosis


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Related to glomerulosclerosis: focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

glomerulosclerosis

[glə¦mər·yə·lō·sklə¦rō·səs]
(medicine)
Fibrosis of the renal glomeruli.
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Collapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis following treatment with high-dose pamidronate.
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis was present in 7 cases (Figure 3, A), collapsing glomerulopathy in 2 (Figure 3, B), and granulomatous tubulointerstitial nephritis in 2 (Figure 3, C); and there was 1 case each of acute pyelonephritis, thrombotic microangiopathy, atheroembolic disease (Figure 3, D), reflux nephropathy, proliferative glomerulonephropathy, membranous glomerulonephropathy, and secondary amyloidosis (serum amyloid A type).
Circulating urokinase receptor as a cause of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
2000) Effects of low dose sympathetic inhibition on glomerulosclerosis and albuminuria in subtotally nephrectomized rats.
Interestingly, it was reported that glomerulosclerosis did not recur after renal transplantation in this patient (9,10).
Regardless of initiating events, CKD progresses due to glomerular hypertension, glomerulosclerosis, compensatory (and ultimately pathological) hyperfiltration and hypertrophy, and tubular inflammation and fibrosis.
Sustained glomerular injury exacerbates nephron loss, further reducing renal glomerular filtration rate, A reduction in renal capacity further increases blood pressure and completes a futile cycle of glomerulosclerosis and nephron loss that may ultimately result in progressive renal failure (Zandi-Nejad et al.
Is focal segmental glomerulosclerosis increasing in patients with nephrotic syndrome.
MUSCAT: Till December 2010, Oman had registered around 3,339 patients suffering from Diabetic Glomerulosclerosis (DGS), which is an ailment involving the kidneys of individuals with hereditary, pancreatic, or experimental diabetes.
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) attacks the kidney's filtering system and causes serious scarring.
Delayed review of the slides following the discovery of his HIV status demonstrated classic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
In our institution this has occurred (very rarely) in patients with severe renal disease such as renal amyloidosis and focal-segmental glomerulosclerosis.