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Collecting Duct (CD): Summary of Clinical Findings

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Collecting Duct (CD): Summary of Clinical Findings by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Diseases of the Nephron.


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    1. Pitting edema
    2. Secondary Hypertension
    3. Metabolic alkalosis.
    4. Polyuria
    5. Muscle weakness
    1. Decreased plasma renin activity
    2. Hyponatremia
    3. Decreased urine volume
    4. Hypertonic urine
    5. Hyperkalemia
    1. Plasma renin activity
    2. Angiotensin
    3. Cholesterol
    4. Desmolase
    5. ACTH
    1. Zona glomerulosa of adrenal cortex
    2. Zona fasciculata of adrenal cortex
    3. Zona reticulate of adrenal cortex
    4. Juxtaglomerular apparatus
    5. Anterior pituitary
    1. Decreased filtration fraction
    2. Decreased effective arterial blood volume
    3. Increased reabsorption
    4. Decreased hydrostatic pressure in the peritubular capillaries
    5. Decreased hydrostatic pressure in the glomerular capillaries
    1. …urinary sodium excretion returns to match levels of intake
    2. …plasma renin activity acts via negative feedback to decrease aldosterone concentration
    3. …aldosterone potency decreases due to overproduction
    4. …aldosterone activity is decreased by introducing drugs such as spironolactone
    5. …aldosterone receptors become over-saturated and are removed from the membrane
    1. Vasopressin
    2. Angiotensin II
    3. Calcitriol
    4. Parathyroid hormone
    5. Aldosterone
    1. It is protein rich fluid
    2. It is not found in patients with Conn’s syndrome
    3. It is fluid in the extracellular compartment
    4. It is sodium rich fluid
    5. It is transudative fluid
    1. ANP
    2. ADH
    3. Renin
    4. Angiotensin II
    5. Aldosterone
    1. It occurs with decreased filtration fraction
    2. It is due to inhibition of distal sodium reabsorption in the kidney
    3. It is a plausible explanation for the pitting edema in a patient with Conn’s syndrome
    4. It is associated with decreased renal plasma flow
    5. It is caused by decreased hydrostatic pressure in the peritubular capillary

    Author of lecture Collecting Duct (CD): Summary of Clinical Findings

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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