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Descriptor English: Nephrosclerosis
Descriptor Spanish: Nefroesclerosis
Descriptor nefroesclerosis
Scope note: Induración del RIÑÓN debida a infiltración por tejido conjuntivo fibroso (FIBROSIS), causada generalmente por enfermedades vasculorrenales o HIPERTENSIÓN crónica. La nefroesclerosis lleva a ISQUEMIA renal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Nefroesclerose
Descriptor French: Néphrosclérose
Entry term(s): Nephroscleroses
Tree number(s): C12.777.419.610
C13.351.968.419.610
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009400
Scope note: Hardening of the KIDNEY due to infiltration by fibrous connective tissue (FIBROSIS), usually caused by renovascular diseases or chronic HYPERTENSION. Nephrosclerosis leads to renal ISCHEMIA.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9593
Unique ID: D009400
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Nephrosclerosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0014634
Scope note Hardening of the KIDNEY due to infiltration by fibrous connective tissue (FIBROSIS), usually caused by renovascular diseases or chronic HYPERTENSION. Nephrosclerosis leads to renal ISCHEMIA.
Preferred term Nephrosclerosis
Entry term(s) Nephroscleroses



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