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Common Urological Problems

Obstructive Uropathy

Diseases of the Renal Tubules & Interstitium

Interstitial Nephritis
Acute interstitial diseases are usually due to sensitivity to drugs, including antibiotics (penicillin, sulfonamides), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and phenytoin. The pathologic hallmark of acute interstitial nephritis is the infiltration of inflammatory cells in the interstitium.

A typical presentation is a rapid deterioration in renal function associated with a recent introduction… Diseases of the Renal Tubules & Interstitium   



Anomalies of the Distal Tubule

Defects of Hydrogen Ion Secretion & Bicarbonate Reabsorption (Classic Renal Tubular Acidosis, Type I)
Failure to secrete hydrogen ion and to form ammonium ion results in loss of “fixed base” sodium, potassium, and calcium.  There is also a high rate of excretion of phosphate. Vomiting, poor growth, and symptoms and signs of… Anomalies of the Distal Tubule   



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