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Nephrocalcinosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nephrocalcinosis
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.590
C12.200.777.419.590
C12.950.419.590
C18.452.174.130.560
Unique ID
D009397
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009397
Scope Note
A condition characterized by calcification of the renal tissue itself. It is usually seen in distal RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS with calcium deposition in the DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULES and the surrounding interstitium. Nephrocalcinosis causes RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
NLM Classification #
WJ 356
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Nephrocalcinosis Preferred
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