cadmium nephropathy

cadmium nephropathy

chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis caused by prolonged low-level cadmium poisoning.
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In lead nephropathy albuminuria is absent or minimal whereas in cadmium nephropathy albuminuria is variable.
Beta2-microglobulinuria is not found in lead nephropathy, while NAG and GST, indicative of tubular injury, are seen in both cadmium nephropathy and lead nephropathy.