from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A disease of the kidneys marked by degenerative lesions, especially of the winding uriniferous tubules.
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- n. A non-inflammatory disease of the kidneys that is characterised by the leaking of blood protein into the urine, swelling or oedema, and degenerative lesions.
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- n. a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
- n. a disease affecting the kidneys
Around 3 million more will fall through a combination of colorectal cancer, yellow fever, sleeping sickness, nephrosis, liver cancer, and influenza.
The last complication was responsible for the death of the patient, since ascending infection from the bladder led to the development of pyo-nephrosis and death from secondary peritonitis.
(No. 201) both kidneys were implicated by symmetrical wounds of the loin, and in the case of the right organ a transverse rupture was produced, which was followed by the development of a hydro-nephrosis, and later by suppuration.
Top causes of death 2008 1. Diseases of heart 2. Malignant neoplasms (cancer) 3. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 4. Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) 5. Accidents (unintentional injuries) 6. Alzheimer's disease 7. Diabetes mellitus 8. Influenza and pneumonia 9. Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis
Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) products have been reported to be associated with renal dysfunction, acute renal failure, osmotic nephrosis, and death.
Todd Kester suffered from nephrosis, a kidney disease, when he was younger, and at the age of
Homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in the podocin gene NPHS2 are found in 10-30\% of pediatric cases of steroid resistant nephrosis and / or FSGS.
Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) products have been reported to be associated with renal dysfunction, acute renal failure, osmotic nephrosis and death.
nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis are the ninth leading cause of death in this country, causing three times as many deaths as AIDS; but probably most people don't even know what these kidney diseases are.