What are the pathophysiologic states in azotemia?

Updated: Sep 19, 2018
  • Author: Moro O Salifu, MD, MPH, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

There are three pathophysiologic states in azotemia, as follows:

  • Prerenal azotemia
  • Intrarenal azotemia
  • Postrenal azotemia

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