polycystic kidney

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polycystic kidney

[¦päl·i′sis·tik ′kid·nē]
(medicine)
A usually hereditary, congenital, and bilateral disease in which a large number of cysts are present on the kidney.
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Further the age and sex wise distribution of the lesions with the percentage was done and overall the kidneys were affected in the age group of 4-6th decade (Table 2) The nonneoplastic lesions were further classified as various types of Chronic pyelonephritis associated with hydronephrosis due to renal stones, Acute pyelonephritis and perinephric abscess, PUJ obstruction, Adult polycystic kidneys and Multicystic dysplastic kidney (Table 3) Majority of the nonneoplastic lesions were in the category of chronic pyelonephritis with hydronephrosis due to renal stones (32.

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