juxtamedullary

jux·ta·med·ul·lar·y

(jŭks'tă-med'yŭ-lār'ē),
Close to or adjoining the medullary border.

juxtamedullary

[-med′əler′ē]
near the border of a medulla.

juxtamedullary

Situated in the CORTEX of the kidney near to the MEDULLA.

juxtamedullary

on the edge of or close to 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.
2) Given the similar clinical presentation in minimal-change disease (MCD) and FSGS, it was not until the mid-20th century that it was reported there was a different clinical course for patients with NS in those with minimal glomerular changes versus those with juxtamedullary glomerular hyaline or sclerosing glomerular lesions without cellular proliferation.