benign nephrosclerosis

benign nephrosclerosis
benign arteriolar nephrosclerosis a type of arteriolar nephrosclerosis usually seen in patients over 60 years old and associated with benign hypertension and hyaline arteriolosclerosis; in younger persons it may occur in diabetics with a predisposition to arteriosclerosis and in those with hypertension resulting from an apparent underlying disease such as pheochromocytoma. Called also hyaline arteriolar n.

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