atheroembolic renal disease

atheroembolic renal disease

[ath′ərō·embol′ik]
a condition of gradual or rapid kidney failure resulting from obstruction of the renal arteries by atheromas and emboli. It is associated with atherosclerosis and hypertension and occurs most frequently in persons over 60 years of age. The patient is usually azotemic and also experiences emboli in other body areas.
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12) In a prospective study of atheroembolic renal disease, patients who had end-stage renal disease were less likely to be under statin treatment.
Other conditions which show eosinophiluria include eosinophilic cystitis, (5) atheroembolic renal disease, (9) and schistosomiasis.
Wilson DM, Salazer TL, Farkouh ME, Eosinophiluria in atheroembolic renal disease, The American Journal of Medicine, August 1991, 91: 186