nephromegaly


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nephromegaly

[¦nef·rō′meg·ə·lē]
(medicine)
Enlargement of the kidney.
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Our study design required the subjective identification of the secondary signs of obstruction, including hydronephrosis, perinephric stranding, and nephromegaly, followed by the subjective determination of the stone as being either obstructed, partially obstructed, or non-obstructed.
The proliferative renal tubular disorder in this toucan is unusual because of the bilateral multifocal to coalescing involvement that caused massive nephromegaly rather than the formation of a distinct renal mass.
Sonography demonstrated marked hepatomegaly, featuring increased echogenicity and bilateral nephromegaly, grade II increased echogenicity, and fair cortex-medulla differentiation.{Figure 1}
Hence targeting the EGFR in combination with the PPAR[gamma] agonist has the potential to be beneficial in regulating nephromegaly, matrix expansion, and fibrosis in addition to excessive sodium reabsorption observed in diabetic nephropathy.
Pathologic quiz case: infant girl with unilateral nephromegaly. Arch Pathol Lab Med.
At this age, nephromegaly was detected and a hepatic biopsy was practiced, which reported hepatic tissue with marked hepatocyte distension; with special tinctures it was possible to identify much of the positive PAS glycogen of normal structure, which is completely digested with the Diastase PAS.
Once made the systematic physical exam was evidenced nephromegaly in incidental way.
Cases 1 and 2 presented anasarca and case 2 in addition to anasarca, also presented marked nephromegaly.
Abnormal renal imaging findings include increased renal echogenity; nephromegaly or nephrocalcinosis was seen in sixteen patients.
A radiologist and a urologist independently reviewed all CT scans for predefined criteria of ureteral obstruction (no obstruction, partial, or complete obstruction) based on degree of hydronephrosis, hydroureter, nephromegaly, and perinephric stranding.
Of the 3 cases having enlarged kidney sizes, 2 cases were diabetic and 1 case had Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease (APKD), thus explaining the enlarged kidney sizes in CKD, as nephromegaly is common in both DM and APKD.