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Any disease of the kidney.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a general term that includes several renal disorders. Classified as nephropathies are nephropathy of pregnancy and a group of other kidney diseases that are distinguished from each other by a variety of morphological changes. This latter group of diseases includes myelogenous nephropathy, endemic, or Balkan, nephropathy, medicinally induced nephropathy, kaliopenic nephropathy, and hypercalcemic nephropathy.


Osnovy nefrologii, vol. 2. Edited by E. M. Tareev. Moscow, 1972.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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But recent data suggests the inability of micro albuminuria changes to foresee the nephropathy progression because in at least 33% of patients renal decline has already ensued.2,4 Similarly, derangement of GFR is an indicator of DN but it can only detect the disease when it has progressed to incurable stage.5,6 Apart from these; conventional methods such as assessment of blood urea nitrogen and creatinine are routinely used but are quite insensitive and nonspecific, especially in the setting of acute kidney injury (AKI) in perspective of DN.
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