hemoglobinuric nephrosis

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he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ric ne·phro·sis

acute oliguric renal failure associated with hemoglobinuria, due to massive intravascular hemolysis, for example, following an incompatible blood transfusion; the kidneys show the morphologic changes of hypoxic nephrosis.

he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ric ne·phro·sis

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nyūr'ik nĕ-frō'sis)
Acute oliguric renal failure associated with hemoglobinuria, due to massive intravascular hemolysis.
Synonym(s): haemoglobinuric nephrosis.

hemoglobinuric

pertaining to or emanating from hemoglobin.

hemoglobinuric nephrosis
is the result of intravascular hemolysis and the excretion of large quantities of hemoglobin in the urine. The epithelial cells and lumina of the tubules become packed with hemoglobin resulting in renal failure. See also nephrosis.
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