glomerulosclerosis


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Related to glomerulosclerosis: focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

glomerulosclerosis

 [glo-mer″u-lo-sklĕ-ro´sis]
diabetic glomerulosclerosis (intercapillary glomerulosclerosis) a degenerative complication of diabetes mellitus in which there is glomerular mesangial expansion with either diffuse lesions or nodular (Kimmelstiel-Wilson) lesions; symptoms include albuminuria, nephrotic edema, hypertension, renal insufficiency, and retinopathy. The type with nodular lesions is also called Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome.
focal segmental glomerulosclerosis focal sclerosing lesions of the renal glomeruli, with proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension, and the nephrotic syndrome; it may be idiopathic or secondary to another condition. Called also focal glomerular sclerosis.

glo·mer·u·lo·scle·ro·sis

(glō-mer'yū-lō-sklē-rō'sis),
Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes.
[glomerulus + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

glomerulosclerosis

/glo·mer·u·lo·scle·ro·sis/ (glo-mer″u-lo-sklĕ-ro´sis) fibrosis and scarring resulting in senescence of the renal glomeruli.
diabetic glomerulosclerosis  intercapillary g.
focal segmental glomerulosclerosis  a syndrome of focal sclerosing lesions of the renal glomeruli with proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension, and nephrosis, with variable progression to end-stage renal disease.
intercapillary glomerulosclerosis  a degenerative complication of diabetes, manifested as albuminuria, nephrotic edema, hypertension, renal insufficiency, and retinopathy.

glomerulosclerosis

[-sklərō′sis]
Etymology: L, glomerulus, small ball; Gk, sklerosis, a hardening, osis, condition
a severe kidney disease in which glomerular function of blood filtration is lost as fibrous scar tissue replaces the glomeruli. The disease commonly follows an infection or arteriosclerosis.
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Glomerulosclerosis

glomerulosclerosis

Nephrology A degenerative lesion of the renal glomeruli caused by ASHD or DM. See Kimmelsteil-Wilson disease.

glo·mer·u·lo·scle·ro·sis

(glō-mer'yū-lō-skler-ō'sis)
Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes mellitus.
[glomerulus + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

glomerulosclerosis

A kidney disease in which many glomeruli (see GLOMERULUS), previously damaged by inadequate blood supply or GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, become replaced by a non-functioning glassy (hyaline) material. It sometimes occurs without prior damage. The effects resemble those of the NEPHROTIC SYNDROME and kidney function gradually deteriorates. Kidney failure is a common outcome.

glomerulosclerosis

renal glomerulus degeneration and fibrosis; associated with arteriosclerosis and diabetes

glomerulosclerosis

progressive hyalinization such that glomeruli become shrunken, eosinophilic and hypocellular masses.

intercapillary glomerulosclerosis
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glomerulosclerosis, scarring or hardening of tiny blood vessels in the kidney
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