What is Glomerulosclerosis?

Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes.

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What causes bilateral renal cortical scarring involving both upper poles? This was discovered via Ultra Sound with everything else within normal...

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The mild variation in the size of both kidneys is a physiological variation. There is nothing worrisome about...

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My Husband is diagnosed with early stages of multiple myeloma and has stage 3 kidney disease. He has protein coming from his kidneys with a reading...

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Yes, he will require renal biopsy provided there is recent worsening of kidney functions or for confirmation of diagnosis of multiple myeloma,...

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I just had an ultrasound of my abdomen and it showed both kidneys have mild cortical thinning. Is this serious? What causes this? What can be done...

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