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diabetic glomerulosclerosis


Definition: proteinuria and ultimately, renal failure occuring in long-standing diabetes, and characterized by rounded hyaline or laminated nodules in the periphery of the glomeruli with capillary basement membrane thickening, and increased mesangial matrix.

Synonym(s): intercapillary glomerulosclerosis

Synonym(s): intercapillary glomerulosclerosis

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