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NEPHROCALCINOSIS

Definition

Sclerosis or hardening of the kidney due to precipitation of calcium salts leading to degeneration and fibrosis of renal tubules, interstitial tissue and glomeruli which may ultimately lead to renal insufficiency; often shows precipitation of calciumphosphates in the kidney tubule; may lead to kidney failure caused by the accumulation of calcium salts in the tubule of the kidneys; observed frequently in cultured salmonids.

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