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Hypertensive nephropathy

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  1. a medical condition referring to damage to the kidney due to chronic high blood pressure

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 10, 2008
  2. or "Hypertensive renal disease"

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  3. In the kidneys, as a result of benign arterial hypertension, hyaline (pink, amorphous, homogeneous material) accumulates in the wall of small arteries and arterioles, producing the thickening of their walls and the narrowing of the lumenshyaline

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  4. should be distinguished from "renovascular hypertension" (I15.0), which is a form of secondary hypertension

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  5. Consequent ischemia will produce tubular atrophy, interstitial fibrosis, glomerular alterations (smaller glomeruli with different degrees of hyalinization - from mild to sclerosis of glomeruli) and periglomerular fibrosis

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