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62 Possible Causes for Salt-Losing Nephropathy

  • Renal Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    It may be seen in abnormal losses of sodium into the urine (as in congenital adrenal hyperplasia,… … Medical dictionary salt-losing nephropathy — any intrinsic renal disease[] Uribarri J, Oh MS, Carroll HJ: Salt-losing nephropathy. Am J Nephrol 1983;3:193.[] A high urine output will further support salt losing nephropathy rather than SIADH. This point was stressed in the previous publications as a clue to the diagnosis.[]

  • Chronic Pyelonephritis

    Vesicoureteral reflux and chronic pyelonephritis are usually associated with proteinuria of less than 1 gm. per 24 hours. When there is massive proteinuria an associated glomerulopathy is usually present. We describe a patient who had nephrotic syndrome with radiological evidence of ureterovesical reflux and[…][]

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma

    History Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) may remain clinically occult for most of its course. The classic triad of flank pain, hematuria, and flank mass is uncommon (10%) and is indicative of advanced disease. Twenty-five to thirty percent of patients are asymptomatic, and their renal cell carcinomas are found on incidental[…][]

  • Nonallergic Interstitial Nephritis

    J. G. Abuelo Springer Science & Business Media, ٠٦‏/١٢‏/٢٠١٢ - 284 من الصفحات Renal Failure, Diagnosis & Treatment is a practical book that provides a comprehensive description of the evaluation of renal insufficiency. It teaches the physician how to recognise the tell-tale signs of the diseases that cause kidney[…][]

  • Lupus Nephritis

    Lupus nephritis (also known as SLE nephritis) is an inflammation of the kidneys caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease. It is a type of glomerulonephritis in which the glomeruli become inflamed. As the result of SLE, the cause of glomerulonephritis is said to be secondary and has a[…][]

  • Amyloidosis

    Amyloidosis is characterized by extracellular deposition of abnormal protein. There are six types: primary, secondary, hemodialysis-related, hereditary, senile, and localized. Primary (AL) amyloidosis is associated with monoclonal light chains in serum and/or urine with 15% of patients having multiple myeloma. Secondary[…][]

  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in both kidneys. The progressive expansion of PKD cysts slowly replaces much of the normal mass of the kidneys, and can reduce kidney function and lead to kidney failure. What is autosomal[…][]

  • Renal Amyloidosis

    BACKGROUND: Renal amyloidosis has emerged as an important differential diagnosis when heroin addicts are admitted to renal clinics with proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome. MATERIAL: We present nine heroin addicts with renal AA amyloidosis, a condition previously not encountered in Norway, who were admitted to our[…][]

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Ultrasonography is often the first imaging modality used to diagnose cases of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD). The diagnosis may be suspected because of enlarged, echogenic kidneys on an obstetric sonogram, on a newborn's sonogram obtained to evaluate abdominal masses or renal insufficiency,[…][]

  • Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Aug 10;18(8). pii: E1736. doi: 10.3390/ijms18081736. Author information 1 Institute of Biomedicine, Pharmacology, Aarhus University, Wilhelm Meyers Allé 4, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. 2 Institute of Biomedicine, Pharmacology, Aarhus University, Wilhelm Meyers Allé 4, DK-8000 Aarhus[…][]

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