Disease Information for Diabetic nephropathy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Edema Children
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Diastolic hypertension
High blood pressure child
High blood pressure/sign
Edema of Lower Extremities
Frothy urine/Foamy
Nocturia
Nocturia in Elderly
Chronically ill patient/signs
Weight gain
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Diabetic Decreased need for Insulin
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hypertension
Patient/Type I/diabetic (juvenile)
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Family History
Family history/Kidney disease
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Renal function abnormalities (Lab)
URINE Sediment/Urinalysis abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Creatine clearance (Lab)
GFR/Glomerular filtration rate (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
BUN/Blood urea nitrogen (Lab)
Cholesterol (Lab)
Creatinine, serum (Lab)
LDL (Low density lipoprotein) (Lab)
URINE Fatty casts
URINE Microalbuminuria
URINE Protein (Albumin)
URINE Waxy Casts
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Renal Abnormal
BX/Renal/Hyalinization afferent glomerular arterioles
BX/Renal/KW Nodules/PAS positive glomerulat tuft
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Renal/Kidneys echogenic cortex bilateral
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Amyloidosis, renal
Amyloidosis, systemic
Nephritis, interstitial
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute anuria/renal failure
Anasarca/Generalized Edema
Azotemia in Children
Azotemia in Elderly
Azotemia/Acute
Chronic glomerulonephritis
Diabetic nephropathy
Edema
Glomerulonephritis, acute
Hyperbetalipoproteinemia status
Hypertension
Hypertension in a child
Hypertensive heart disease
Hypertensive, chronic retinopathy
Hypoaldosteronism
Intracerebral hematoma
KW/Kimmelstiel-Wilson nephropathy
Nephrosis/secondary disease
Nephrotic syndrome
Proteinuria
Pseudotabes syndrome
Pyelonephritis, acute
Radioconstrast nephrotoxicity
Renal Failure Chronic
Renal tubular acidosis
Renal tubular acidosis/type IV
Proteinuria in Children
Proteinuria in Elderly
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Hypertension
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Renal/kidney involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Urologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cytokine gene polymorphism
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Renal manifestations/involvement
Pathophysiology/Secondary Renal Failure
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
PROCESS/Glomerular lesions/disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/ACE inhibitor
RX/Angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB)
RX/Losartan (Cozaar)
SX/Renal biopsy
SX/Renal transplant
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

Includes renal arteriosclerosis, renal arteriolosclerosis, Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome (intercapillary glomerulosclerosis), acute and chronic pyelonephritis, and kidney papillary necrosis in individuals with diabetes mellitus.

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