vacuolar nephrosis

Synonym for hypokalaemic nephropathy ... Vacuolation of the epithelial cytoplasm of renal convoluted tubules in patients seriously depleted of potassium; vacuoles do not contain fat or glycogen, concentrating ability is impaired, polyuria and polydipsia are common, and pyelonephritis may develop. ... Synonym: vacuolar nephrosis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ....
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vacuolar nephrosis

Type: Term Synonyms: hypokalemic nephropathy
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