arteriolopathy


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arteriolopathy

(ar-ter?e-o-lop'a-the) [ arteriole + -pathy]
Any disease of the arterioles, esp. a disease that affects arterioles throughout the body.

calcific uremic arteriolopathy

Calciphylaxis.
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A nationally representative study of calcific uremic arteriolopathy risk factors.
Clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with mortality in calcifc uremic arteriolopathy. Int Urol Nephrol.
Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of calcific uremic arteriolopathy of the penis, and bladder biopsy showed diffuse blood vessels with no evidence of malignancy.
A histopathological analysis reveals features of arteriolopathy (hyalinization of nephron afferent arterioles), band-like interstitial fibrosis, and ischaemic atrophy of the renal tubules.
Calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA), otherwise termed calciphylaxis, characteristically arises in the setting of end stage renal failure and hyperparathyroidism.
Calciphylaxis, or calcific uremic arteriolopathy, is a rare but morbid condition resulting from medial calcification of arterioles and leading to ischemia and resultant necrosis [1, 2].
They have the potency to induce renal failure due to acute arteriolopathy. Moreover, CNIs lead to altered tubular function, resulting in an impaired renal concentrating ability [2].
Clinical and experimental studies indicated that hyperuricemia is associated with renal arteriolopathy [15, 18, 36].
Wenger et al., "A nationally representative study of calcific uremic arteriolopathy risk factors," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
Several studies are available to explain the underlying mechanisms involved in CsA induced nephrotoxicity like renal hypoxia mediated by arteriolopathy due to activation of intrarenal renin angiotensin system (RAAS).26 Arteriolopathy results in obliteration of arterioles and necrosis + sclerosis of the corresponding glomerulus and associated parenchyma.