Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome


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Related to Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome: Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease, Armanni-Ebstein change

glomerulosclerosis

 [glo-mer″u-lo-sklĕ-ro´sis]
diabetic glomerulosclerosis (intercapillary glomerulosclerosis) a degenerative complication of diabetes mellitus in which there is glomerular mesangial expansion with either diffuse lesions or nodular (Kimmelstiel-Wilson) lesions; symptoms include albuminuria, nephrotic edema, hypertension, renal insufficiency, and retinopathy. The type with nodular lesions is also called Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome.
focal segmental glomerulosclerosis focal sclerosing lesions of the renal glomeruli, with proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension, and the nephrotic syndrome; it may be idiopathic or secondary to another condition. Called also focal glomerular sclerosis.

Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome

Kim·mel·stiel-Wil·son syn·drome

, Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease (kim'ĕl-stēl wil'sŏn sin'drōm, di-zēz')
Nephrotic syndrome and hypertension in diabetic people, associated with diabetic glomerulosclerosis.

Kimmelstiel,

Paul, German pathologist in the U.S., 1900-1970.
Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease - Synonym(s): Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome
Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome - nephrotic syndrome and hypertension in diabetics, associated with diabetic glomerulosclerosis. Synonym(s): Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease

Wilson,

Clifford, English physician, 1906–.
Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease - Synonym(s): Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome
Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome - see under Kimmelstiel

Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome

a degenerative complication of diabetes mellitus in humans, with albuminuria, edema, hypertension, renal insufficiency and retinopathy. A small proportion of diabetic dogs have roughly similar lesions of diffuse or nodular hyaline deposits in glomeruli. The characteristic nodules are referred to as Kimmelstiel-Wilson nodules. Called also intercapillary glomerulosclerosis.