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Armanni-Ebstein nephropathy

Alternative eponyms

  • Armanni's lesion

Related people

Glycogen vacuolation of the terminal part of the proxcimal convoluted tubules in diabetic patients.

Description

Glycogen vacuolation of the terminal part of the proxcimal convoluted tubules (loops of Henle) in diabetic patients, directly related to hyperglycemia and glycosuria. See before the introduction of insulin.

Bibliography

  • S. L. Robbins, R. S. Cotran:
    Pathologic basis of diseaes.
    2nd edition, Philadelphia, Saunders, 1979: 340.

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