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  Avascular Necrosis- Health Encyclopedia and Reference
Avascular necrosis (of bone) is deterioration of bone due to a diminished blood supply.
The reduced blood flow to the bone may be the result of blockage by a blood clot, medication, or the deliberate stoppage of flow during surgery or because of measures taken to control a hemorrhage (major bleed).
Avascular necrosis of the bone is a complication of corticosteroid use, trauma, systemic lupus erythematosus, pancreatitis, alcoholism, gout, and sickle cell disease, as well as other diseases.
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 Acute tubular necrosis Encyclopedia Search - Drug Price Search
Necrosis - renal tubular; ATN; Necrosis - acute tubular
Acute tubular necrosis is a kidney disorder involving damage to the renal tubule cells, resulting in acute kidney failure.
Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) is caused by ischemia of the kidneys (lack of oxygen to the tissues), or by exposure to materials that are poisonous to the kidney (nephrotoxic agents).
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 Tumor necrosis factor: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tumor necrosis factor: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
(tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα, EHandler: no quick summary.
Etanercept (enbrel®, co-marketed by amgen and wyeth) is a recombinant human soluble tumor necrosis factor-alpha (tnfα) receptor (biochemistry)re...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/tu/tumor_necrosis_factor.htm   (1172 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Acute tubular necrosis
Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) is caused by ischemia of the kidneys (lack of oxygen to the kidney tissues), or by exposure to materials that are poisonous to the kidney (nephrotoxic agents).
Urine specific gravity and osmolarity urine indicate dilute urine
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