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cystic kidney

[′sis·tik ′kid·nē]
(medicine)
A kidney with one or more cysts.
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Medullary cystic kidney disease (MCKD) is a progressive tubulointerstitial nephropathy leading to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and need for dialysis or kidney transplantation.
Calcium oxalate deposition in renal cell carcinoma associated with acquired cystic kidney disease: a comprehensive study.
On imaging, ACD-RCC appears as a heterogeneously enhancing solid mass either within the atrophic kidneys or kidneys with multiple cysts secondary to acquired cystic kidney disease (Figure 8).
Dr John Sayer, a kidney specialist at Newcastle University and Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, and Dr Colin Miles, a geneticist at the Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, have discovered a cell signalling problem which causes cystic kidney disease in Joubert Syndrome.
The practitioner needs to differentiate VHL from other cystic kidney diseases.
In 2003, 23,000 people with cystic kidney disease (mostly PKD) received dialysis or a kidney transplant, making it the fourth leading cause of kidney failure in the country.
If strict testicular ultrasonic criteria are met, along with normal levels of tumor markers and additional sonographic evidence of mesonephric abnormalities, such as an ipsilateral cystic kidney, a nonoperative approach or testis-sparing excision of the lesion can be considered.
Grandson 1996, born with cystic kidney which had to be removed.
Acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD) develops in association with long-term kidney problems, especially in patients who have kidney failure and who have been on dialysis for a long time.
14] compared 19 cases of MCRCC versus other cystic kidney lesions and 22 benign simple cortical cysts as controls.
Diabetes 44% High blood pressure 28% Other causes 19% Glomerular disease 7% Cystic kidney disease 2% SOURCE: NATIONAL KIDNEY AND UROLOGIC DISEASES INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE Note: Table made from pie chart.
Urinary tract infections, kidney disorders such as cystic kidney diseases, and metabolic disorders such as hyperparathyroidism are also linked to stone formation.