- hypokalemic nephropathy
- nephropathy with hypokalemia, interstitial nephritis, swelling and vacuolation of proximal renal tubules, and progressive renal failure, resulting from long-term conditions such as oncotic overloading of the kidney filtration mechanisms by sugars. Cf. potassium-losing n.
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