Renal sarcoidosis

What is Renal sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune Inflammation of the tissues. Renal manifestations include abnormal calcium metabolism, nephrolithiasisand nephrocalcinosis(stones in the kidney ) , and acute interstitial nephritis with or without granuloma formation. The classic renal lesion is noncaseating granulomatous interstitial nephritis.

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In sarcoidosis usually lungs are involved but in some patients kidneys are involved too.

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Computed Tomography Venography or any use of i/v contrast has not been found to trigger or activate renal...

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