Flashcards in Renal Dz Deck (8)
Decreased tubular excretion of nitrogen (increased nitrogen in the blood)
Most commonly caused by prostate problems or ureter stones.
"Nephrolithiasis". Most common stone is calcium oxalates. kidney stone pain pattern= starts in back and radiates to the flanks. Once stone is in ureters, pain localizes in groin.
RBCs & small amounts of protein in the urine. E.g. acute glomerulonephritis.
"Pre-eclampsia" = "HEP" Hypertension, Edema, Proteinurea (massive).
Eclampsia = HEP + convulsions + coma= potentially fatal.
Moth eaten appearance
Acute tubular necrosis