Definition of Nephroptosis
What does Nephroptosis mean?
- prolapse of the kidney
Nephroptosis is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the pelvis when the patient stands up. It is more common in women than in men. It has been one of the most controversial conditions among doctors in both its diagnosis and its treatments.
- also known as Renal ptosis, Floating kidney
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Transactions of the Medical Society of London (1907)
Nephroptosis is an undoubted cause of sufi'ering and ...
The Medical Standard (1894)
Nephroptosis is a designation for movable kidney,' which has been accepted by most authors. Floating kidney occurs frequently; being present in 1 3 per cent of cases, and ...
by William Phillips Graves
Nephroptosis means falling or prolapse of the ...
Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf
Possible sites and causes of exercise associated haematuria Site of pathology Cause Kidney Ischaemia Acute renal failure Increased vascular fragility Trauma Nephroptosis Calculi Ureter Calculi Bladder Contusion Calculi Infections Urethra ...
Encyclopaedia medica (1900)
by Chalmers Watson
" Nephroptosis," Allbutt's System, voL IT. — LK.OO, J. WICEHAM. On Bile, Jauntlice, and Bilious Diseases, 1880. JAUNDICE OF PHOSPHORUS POISONING MORBID ANATOMY SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS DIAGNOSIS 534 ...
Encyclopaedia Medica ... (1904)
NEPHROPTOSIS, vi. 88 NEPHRORRAPHY, operation of, ...
Green's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)
by John William Ballantyne
The term " floating " is therefore unsuitable as descriptive of an abnormally movable liver, though it is applicable to nephroptosis. When these normally " floating " organs become unduly and spontaneously movable, they may be said to be ...
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Scrabble value of N1E1P3H4R1O1P3T1O1S1I1S1
The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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