Definition of "Kidney disease"

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Kidney disease (aka nephropathy) is damage or disease of the kidney.

  • Deposition of the IgA antibodies in the glomerulus
  • Administration of analgesics
  • Xanthine oxidase deficieny
  • Toxicity of chemotherapy agents
  • Long-erm exposure to lead or it's salts
  • Chronoic conditions, including:
    • Systemic lupus erythematosus
    • Diabetes mellitus, which causes diabetic nephropathy
    • HTN, which causes hypertensive nephropathy

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