oxalosis


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oxalosis

[¦ak·sə¦lō·səs]
(medicine)
A rare hereditary metabolic disorder, inherited as an autosomal recessive, in which glyoxylic acid metabolism is impaired, resulting in overproduction of oxalic acid and deposition of calcium oxalate in body tissues.
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Erythropoietin resistance as a result of oxalosis in bone marrow.
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This patient group presented pre-transplant with manifestations of systemic oxalosis, particularly dense nephrocalcinosis.
Reduction of plasma oxalate levels by oral application of Oxalobacter formigenes in 2 patients with infantile oxalosis.
Nonglomerular diagnoses included aplastic, hypoplastic, and dysplastic kidneys, cystinosis, medullary cystic disease/ juvenile nephronophthisis, obstructive uropathy, oxalosis, autosomal dominant and recessive polycystic kidney disease, pyelonephritis/ interstitial nephritis, reflux nephropathy, renal infarct, syndrome of agenesis of abdominal musculature, and Wilm's tumor.
Oxalosis is a rare condition, but those who develop the ocular signs are likely to be already affected by the associated nephropathy.
While there is little information available regarding the outcome from ascorbic acid induced oxalosis and acute renal failure, renal failure associated with primary hyperoxaluria can be effectively managed medically and carries a reasonable prognosis (18).
Insoluble calcium oxalate salts crystallize in the kidney, leading to urolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis, thereby decreasing renal function, and ultimately leading to end-stage renal failure and systemic oxalosis if treatment is not initiated (3).
Biopsy analysis of the nasopharyngeal lesion revealed the presence of a mycelium made up of septate hyphae and associated oxalosis.