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uraemia

(yo͝o-rē′mē-ə)
n.
Variant of uremia.

uraemia

Accumulation of the nitrogenous waste products of METABOLISM in the blood as a result of failure of the kidneys to excrete them (kidney failure). The effects include nausea, vomiting, OEDEMA, itching, spontaneous bleeding, anaemia, apathy, confusion, muscle twitching, seizures, drowsiness, coma and death.

u·re·mi·a

(yūr-ē'mē-ă)
1. Excess of urea and other nitrogenous waste in blood.
2. Complex of symptoms due to severe persisting renal failure that can be relieved by dialysis.
Synonym(s): uraemia.
[G. ouron, urine, + haima, blood]
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Uraemia causes platelet dysfunction that can lead to life-threatening haemorrhage; (10) it also impairs immune function, increasing the risk of developing infections, especially pneumonia.
Plasma immunoreactive beta-endorphin is elevated in uraemia. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf).
Effects of uraemia and haemodialysis on neutrophil apoptosis and expression of apoptosis-related proteins.
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Various risk factors are responsible for wound dehiscence such as emergency surgery, intra-abdominal infection, malnutrition (hypoalbuminaemia, anaemia), advanced age >65 years, systemic diseases (uraemia, diabetes mellitus) etc.
By inhibiting neuronal calcium influx, it may interrupt the series of events that perhaps lead to the pruritic sensation in uraemia.19 On the other hand, it seems that histamine in combination with other factors plays an important role in the pathogenesis of pruritus,20,21 although this finding has not been established in some studies.22,23
Arias, "B lymphopenia in uraemia is related to an accelerated in vitro apoptosis and dysregulation of Bcl-2," Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol.
Besides uraemia, metabolic acidosis and fluid and electrolyte imbalances, patients also suffer from physiological stress e.g.
Polymorph leucocyte function in uraemia and jaundice.
Presenting symptoms were of uraemia and some patients had past history of renal disease.