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Rhabdomyolysis
injury to muscle (muscle breakdown);Massive amount of myoglobin in blood; Leads to kidney failure
Pre-eclampsia
pregnancy condition associated with elevated BP. There is swelling, headache, protenuria (protein in urine)
Membrano Proliferative Glomerulo Nephritis (GN)
passing protein in urine
Polymyositis
inflammation of muscle; leads to permanent damage; reason autoimmune.
Digitalis toxicity
Drug from plant; acts as a cardiotonic. Increases force of heart contraction.
Cushing's Syndrome
disorder of the adrenal gland; s/s moon face, buffalo hump, hirsutism (hair growth), osteoporousis
Alport Syndrome
hereditory disorder;
s/s blood in urine
loss of kidney function
loss of hearing.
some pts have eye defects.
Lupus Nephritis (SLE) (Systemic Lupus Erythmatosis)
connective tissue disorder. Damages Glomerulus of kidney leading to kidney failure.
Pre Renal Azotemia
An increase in the nitrogenous waste (urea) due to decrease on blood flow to hr kidneys.
Medullary Cystic Disease
small cyst occupies the kidney leading to loss of function and failure
cyst in the middle of the kidney
Myasthenia Gravis
weakness of muscle due to loss of the chemical ACETYLOCHOLINE....(MUSCLE WEAKNESS)
Pyelnephritis
infection of the renal pelvis
Interstitial Nephritis
infection inside the kidney...leads to kidney failure.
Amyloid
Insoluble protein
Primary Amyloid
Deposition of insoluble protein into vital organs...leading to kidney failure.