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Noun1.nephrocalcinosis - renal lithiasis in which calcium deposits form in the renal parenchyma and result in reduced kidney function and blood in the urine
nephrolithiasis, renal lithiasis - the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney
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n. nefrocalcinosis, depósitos de calcio en los túbulos renales que pueden causar insuficiencia renal.
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At the time of admission, hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis and/or nephrolithiasis were found in 46/57 (81%) of cases with available data and 33/68 patients (48.5%) of cases with available data, respectively.
The median age at diagnosis of PH1 is between 4.2 and 11.5 years, depending on whether nephrocalcinosis (calcification in the renal parenchyma, the functional part of the kidney) is present.5 Fifty percent of patients with PH1 reach end-stage renal disease by their mid-30s.
Presence of nephrolithiasis or nephrocalcinosis by x-ray, ultrasound, or CT Age, years <50 BMD, bone mineral density; DEXA, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry; CT, computed tomography; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging; VFA, vertebral fracture assessment.
Nephrocalcinosis is the precipitation of calcium phosphate crystals in the renal tubules that can result in nephrolithiasis and cause or further provoke an obstructive uropathy.
Kidney ultrasonography showed cortical nephrocalcinosis. We observed shortening of the third metacarpal of the left hand during physical examination and radiography (Figure 2a, b).
5: Common fish diseases observed at participating laboratories Disease name Causative organism(s) or conditions Noninfectious High C[O.sub.2] (e.g., > 12 mg/l) in nephrocalcinosis water or excessive levels of calcium and magnesium in the diet.
Diagnostic examination of child with urolithiasis or nephrocalcinosis. Pediatr Nephrol 2010; 25: 403-13.
Starvation, gout, renal disease, nephrocalcinosis (vitamin D excess), dehydration, and chronic hypovitaminosis A may cause changes in the uric acid concentration.
A total of 12 infants were excluded from the study because of abnormalities incidentally detected by sonographic evaluation (7 hydronephrosis, 1 nephrocalcinosis and 4 surrenal haematoma).
Posttransplant kidney complications Perinephric fluid Renal collecting Vascular complications collections system New students Hematoma Obstructive Renal artery thrombosis hydronephrosis or stenosis Seroma Nonobstructive Renal vein thrombosis hydronephrosis or stenosis Urinoma Urinary leak Segmental infarction Lymphocele Nephrolithiasis Graft torsion Abscess Renal abscess Arteriovenous fistula Hematoma Fungal infections Transitional cell cancer Parenchymal abnormalities Focal: Tumors (urethral and bladder tumors) Posttransplant lymphoproliferative syndrome Focal infarction Pyelonephritis/renal abscess Cysts Nephrocalcinosis Diffuse: Acute tubular necrosis Hyperacute rejection Acute rejection
Maintaining serum calcium in the low-normal range 8.0 mg/ dL (2.00-2.12 mmol/L), maintaining serum phosphorus within a normal range, and maintaining a calcium-phosphate product below 4.4 [mmol.sup.2]/[L.sup.2] (55 [mg.sup.2]/d[L.sup.2]) without developing hypercalciuria, which leads to nephrocalcinosis or nephrolithiasis, and renal impairment.