pigment nephropathy

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pigment nephropathy

Injury to the kidney that results from the deposition of myoglobin and other myocyte debris in rhabdomyolysis. It is suggested by the identification of blood on urine dipstick testing in the absence of red blood cells on urine microscopy..
See also: nephropathy


any disease of the kidneys.

analgesic nephropathy
see analgesic nephropathy.
baby chick nephropathy
see visceral gout.
familial nephropathy
different types of renal disease have been recorded as occurring on a familial basis in Finnish-Landrace sheep and several breeds of dogs, including Lhasa apsos, Shih tzus, Samoyeds, Bull terriers, Norwegian elkhounds, Cocker spaniels and Basenjis.
hypercalcemic nephropathy
juvenile nephropathy
suspected of being familial in many dog breeds especially Malamute, Miniature schnauzer, Keeshond, German shepherd; characterized by renal failure in immature or young adult dogs. The pathogenesis is poorly understood, hence the retention of the title nephropathy.
mycotoxic nephropathy
caused by mycotoxins, such as ochratoxin and citrinin, produced by Penicillium and Aspergillus spp.
pigment nephropathy
see hemoglobinuric nephrosis.
reflux nephropathy
pyelonephritis in which the renal scarring results from vesicoureteric reflux, with radiological appearance of intrarenal reflux.