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Synonyms for necrosis

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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Acute tubular necrosis (ATN): Tubules showed features of acute necrosis in the form of exfoliation of epithelial cells and loss of brush borders.
One of the hallmarks of acute tubular necrosis is the loss of ability to concentrate urine.
The reason why ischemia did not result in acute tubular necrosis, delayed graft function in this patient is that this kidney had started diuresing postoperatively and later due to vascular kink ceased diuresing.
Paracetamol lacks peripheral prostaglandin inhibition, but may cause acute tubular necrosis in overdose.
6) Acute tubular necrosis has been observed in patients who have had a renal biopsy after developing tenofovir-related acute renal failure.
Decreased ratio with decreased BUN may indicate acute tubular necrosis.
Red blood cells in the urine may also be associated with acute tubular necrosis.
Unfortunately, the sonographic appearance of many diffuse renal parenchymal abnormalities is nonspecific, including acute tubular necrosis (ATN), acute or chronic rejection, and toxicity associated with immunosuppressive calcineurin inhibitors (cyclosporine and tacrolimus).
Acute tubular necrosis due to hypercalcemia secondary to vitamin D toxicity
There was acute tubular necrosis and mild interstitial nephritis, but no active glomerular capillaritis in the kidneys.
2) HELLP syndrome (haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets) is a variant of severe pre-eclampsia which often complicates with renal failure, most of the time because of acute tubular necrosis (ATN) but occasionally because of RCN, through a thrombotic micro-angiopathic process.
Those dying between 2-3 weeks of illness presented interstitial edema and acute tubular necrosis (ATN) while those dying after three weeks of symptoms exhibited a diffuse and severe interstitial nephritis [17].
Prophylactic or therapeutic dosing with FG-4539 improved renal function as evidenced by lower BUN and serum creatinine levels, improved GFR, and prevented acute tubular necrosis as confirmed by histological analysis, the company said.
His hospital course was further complicated with multiorganism sepsis including multidrug-resistant pseudomonas, hepatic dysfunction, and renal failure caused by hemodynamically mediated acute tubular necrosis that required renal replacement.
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