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COVID-19-Associated Nephropathy

Liliya Stoyanova

Abstract

The renal involvement in the inflammatory process of SARS-CoV-2 infection worsens the course and prognosis of the disease. Some common clinical features of COVID-19-associated nephropathy are the proteinuria and acute kidney injury (AKI).

The article explains the pathophysiological mechanisms, the characteristic pathomorphological changes in the kidneys, and the clinical manifestation of COVID-19-associated nephropathy.


Keywords

SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19-associated nephropathy, proteinuria, AKI

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/an.v16i1.8468

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Liliya Stoyanova
Clinic of Internal Medicine, St. Marina University Hospital, Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

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