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Noun1.nephrosclerosis - kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension; sclerosis of the renal arterioles reduces blood flow that can lead to kidney failure and heart failure
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys


n. nefroesclerosis, endurecimiento del sistema arterial y del tejido intersticial del riñón.
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Using autopsy specimens, we studied the existence of any possible correlation of elastosis with age, prostatic atrophy, local arteriosclerosis, histologic (or incidentally found) carcinoma, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, benign or malignant nephrosclerosis, generalized atherosclerosis, nodular prostatic hyperplasia, and acute inflammation.
The grade of atherosclerosis of the aorta, cerebral vessels, and coronaries and presence of benign or malignant nephrosclerosis were recorded from the autopsy protocols.
Malignant nephrosclerosis consisted of hyperplastic arteriolosclerosis with or without glomerular or arteriolar necrosis.

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