juxtamedullary nephron

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juxtamedullary nephron

one whose proximal convoluted tubule is close to the corticomedullary border and whose loop of Henle extends deep into the renal medulla.
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The anatomy of the vascular bed in the medulla is intricate and supplies juxtamedullary glomeruli with blood from the "plexus of spiral vessels" and the branches of the arterial tree, (159) in contrast to the subcortical region, which is only supplied by interlobular arteries.
34) In these cases, it has been suggested that FSGS was missed in an early biopsy due to a sampling error, or the fact that no juxtamedullary glomeruli were identified for evaluation.
A hitherto underscribed vulnerability of the juxtamedullary glomeruli in lipoid nephrosis.