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Kidney disease


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Kidney disease is any disease or disorder that affects the function of the kidneys. This may include:


Review Date: 8/31/2010
Reviewed By: Charles Silberberg, DO, Private Practice specializing in Nephrology, Affiliated with New York Medical College, Division of Nephrology, Valhalla, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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Acute arterial occlusion - kidney
Acute kidney failure
Acute nephritic syndrome
Analgesic nephropathy
Atheroembolic renal disease
Chronic kidney disease
Congenital nephrotic syndrome
Diabetes insipidus - nephrogenic
Distal renal tubular acidosis
End-stage kidney disease
Goodpasture syndrome
IgA nephropathy
Injury - kidney and ureter
Interstitial nephritis
Kidney stones
Lupus nephritis
Membranoproliferative GN
Membranous nephropathy
Metabolic syndrome
Minimal change disease
Nephrocalcinosis
Nephrotic syndrome
Polycystic kidney disease
Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (GN)
Prerenal azotemia
Proximal renal tubular acidosis
Reflux nephropathy
Renal and urological disorders
Renal cell carcinoma
Renal papillary necrosis
Renal vein thrombosis
Wilms tumor
   
   

 

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