Renal disorders in rheumatologic diseases: the spectrum is changing (part 2. Arthridides).

Renal disorders in rheumatologic diseases: the spectrum is changing (part 2. Arthridides). J Nephrol. 2020 Jun 16;: Authors: Ponticelli C, Doria A, Moroni G Abstract This review is devoted to rheumatologic diseases mainly characterized by different types of arthritis. They may involve also different organs, including the kidney, but renal disease is more frequently caused by the nephrotoxicity of drugs to relieve pain or to interfere with the pathophysiology of the underlying disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is the prototype of arthropathies. This autoimmune disease mainly attacks joints, tendons and ligaments but can also involve internal organs including the kidney. Psoriatic arthritis is a complex disease in which psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease, is associated with the development of peripheral arthritis or spondylitis. The disease or its treatment may lead to kidney complications. Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis which is characterized by an increase in the serum uric acid deposits in and around the joints of the extremities, the so called tophi. The disease is often associated with a metabolic syndrome with diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. Kidney injury is frequent. It may be caused by kidney stones, urinary tract obstruction, tubulointerstitial and vascular lesions leading to CKD and renal failure. PMID: 32548773 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: J Nephrol Source Type: research

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