phosphate nephropathy


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phosphate nephropathy

Precipitation of phosphate crystals in the renal tubules, e.g., after phosphate-containing laxatives are administered.
See also: nephropathy
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Kirsch et al., "A murine model of phosphate nephropathy," The American Journal of Pathology, vol.
Acute phosphate nephropathy following oral sodium phosphate bowel purgative: an under-recognized cause of chronic renal failure.
Since then, the agency has received reports of acute phosphate nephropathy with both prescription and OTC products, including 20 unique cases of kidney injury associated with the use of OsmoPrep.
* Obtain baseline and post-procedure labs (electrolytes, calcium, phosphate, BUN, and creatinine) in patients who may be at increased risk for acute phosphate nephropathy, including those with vomiting and/or signs of dehydration.
Clinical and histopathological data suggest that the main mechanisms of phosphate nephropathy are direct tubulotoxic effects of marked hyperphosphatemia and depositions of calcium phosphate crystals in the distal tubule and the collecting ducts (3).
Nephrocalcinosis Secondary to Acute Phosphate Nephropathy Following Oral Sodium Phosphate Bowel Purgatives