nephrocalcinosis


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nephrocalcinosis

[¦nef·rō‚kal·sə′nō·səs]
(pathology)
Deposition of calcium salts in the kidney tubules.
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In our experience at Columbia University, histologic findings of nephrocalcinosis most commonly result from exposure to the high-phosphate content of oral sodium phosphate bowel purgatives used for bowel cleansing before colonoscopy.
8] This obviously occurs due to progressive nephrocalcinosis and urolithiasis and early graft failure, as hepatic AGT is still deficient, and oxalate over-production continues.
Both of her kidneys exhibited severe, widespread nephrocalcinosis in addition to amyloidosis.
The safety of the higher dosages has never been demonstrated, according to Valet, who said that the higher dosage leads to deposits of calcium and phosphate in the kidneys, a condition known as nephrocalcinosis.
When the hypocalcaemia is treated by administering calcium and/ or vitamin D sterols, marked hypercalciuria due to increased sensitivity of renal CaR often results in nephrolithiasis or nephrocalcinosis.
Renal anomalies are present in up to 17% of cases; these anomalies may be cystic, with hydronephrosis, agenesis, hypoplasia, reflux, diverticula, nephrocalcinosis and ischaemia.
PH increases endogenous oxalate production, leading to the development of renal stones and nephrocalcinosis, which may result in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) (1).
Hypercalcemia itself can induce acute impairment of renal function via afferent glomerular arteriolar vasoconstriction, volume depletion, and nephrocalcinosis and then in turn, compromise calcium clearance and accentuate the degree of hypercalcemia.
To mimic the human disease, which involves nephrocalcinosis, renal failure and potentially death, the mice were further challenged with ethylene glycol.
Nephrocalcinosis Secondary to Acute Phosphate Nephropathy Following Oral Sodium Phosphate Bowel Purgatives