Podocytopathy | definition of podocytopathy by Medical dictionary
podocytopathy (pod″ŏ-sī-top′ă-thē) [ podo- + cyto- + -pathy]
Any disease that affects the podocytes of the glomerulus of the kidney, usually resulting in proteinuria.
References in periodicals archive
Pathogenesis of the podocytopathy
and proteinuria in diabetic glomerulopathy.
Mundel, "Role of angiotensin II in the development of nephropathy and podocytopathy
of diabetes," Current Diabetes Reviews, vol.
If the podocytopathy
is related to the underlying RCC, then surgical resection should be the appropriate therapy.