glomerulus


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a small intertwined group of capillaries in the malpighian body

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26 Arteriolopathy results in obliteration of arterioles and necrosis + sclerosis of the corresponding glomerulus and associated parenchyma.
catla kidneys after exposure to BPA were necrosis, hypertrophy of glomerulus, degeneration and dissociation of renal tubules and Bowman's capsule, proliferation in the renal tubule and haemopoieatic tissue, shrinkage of glomerulus, pyknosis, dilated blood vessel, rupture of Bowman's capsule, and obliterated Bowman's space.
In early-stage, hyperglycaemia- induced impairment of the glomerulus filtration membrane, including podocytes and the glomeruli basement membrane (GBM), could lead to the occurrence of proteinuria.
Diabetic nephropathy is characterized by excessive deposition of ECM proteins in the mesangium and basement membrane of the glomerulus and in renal tubulointerstitium.
The size, structure and function of the micro-vessels in the glomerulus are preserved after the cell-removal process.
CONCLUSION: The initial damage to glomerulus can be detected by the alteration in serum amylase values in hypertension.
Renal glomerulus surrounded by Bowman-Shumlyansky's capsule has clear borders (Fig.
Diabetes damages not only the small blood vessels in the glomerulus, but also something called the mesangium, which helps support the glomerulus.
The perihilar variant is defined by the presence of at least 1 glomerulus with perihilar hyalinosis with or without sclerosis with >50% of affected sclerotic glomeruli possessing these perihilar lesions [13].
The absence of monoclonal free light chains in the urine can be explained by the trapping of the monoclonal light chain in the glomerulus without their being released in the urine.
Blood enters the glomerulus through the afferent arteriole and exits via the efferent arteriole.
Podocyte cells surround the capillaries of the glomerulus and filter through slits between the foot processes.
Exposed kidneys had necrosed and disintegrated hematopoietic tissues with pycnotic nuclei on all the Cr (VI) concentrations; whereas degenerated glomerulus was noted only in the kidneys at 125 and 150 mg/L and atrophy of renal tubules with reduced lumen at 100, 125 and 150 mg/L.
6) In this phase, the afferent arteriole dilates and a number of other hemodynamic changes occur within the kidney glomerulus.
Across individuals the location of a given glomerulus varies by only one array position.