Joel D. Hernandez, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Glomerular and Vascular Diseases: Sickle Cell Disease

Does this patient have sickle cell nephropathy? Renal complications observed in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) and/or sickle cell trait. May range from mild tubular dysfunction to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Renal abnormalities would include: hematuria renal papillary necrosis tubular dysfunction proteinuria nephrotic syndrome chronic kidney disease renal medullary carcinoma acute kidney injury pyelonephritis…

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