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Nephritis; Pyelonephritis; Renal Disease 

Kidney Stone; Kidney Stones in Adults; Urolithiasis 

The right kidney is close enough to the appendix that inflammatory problems in the kidney-for example, an abscess-can mimic appendicitis.

Kidney stones, also known as nephrolithiasis, urolithiasis or renal calculi, are solid accretions (crystals) of dissolved minerals in urine found inside the kidneys or ureters. They vary in size from as small as a grain of sand to as large as a golf ball. ...


Kidney Diseases as related to Kidney Stones


  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney ...
    NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most common, costly, and chronic conditions to improve health.

  • Kidney Disease | NIDDK
    Kidney disease means kidneys are damaged and can’t filter as well. Learn ways to protect your kidneys, especially if you have diabetes or high blood pressure.

  • The National Kidney Foundation
    Team Kidney is about what inspires YOU to become a part of the National Kidney Foundation’s coast-to-coast community mobilizing against kidney disease.

  • Kidney - Wikipedia
    The kidney has a bean-shaped structure with a convex and a concave border. A recessed area on the concave border is the renal hilum, where the renal artery enters the ...

  • Kidney International
    Kidney International (KI) is the official journal of the International Society of Nephrology. Under the editorial leadership of Dr. Detlef O. Schlöndorff (USA), KI ...

  • Kidney stones and Homeopathy - Homeopathy at
    Homeopathic medicines for kidney stones are very effective in treating them . Berberis is for left side kidney stones and Lycopodium is for right side stones

  • Kidney disease and dialysis information - DaVita
    DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease ...

  • NICE | The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
    Improving health and social care through evidence-based guidance Find NICE guidance. Browse guidance by area: Conditions and diseases

  • Glossary | Linus Pauling Institute | Oregon State University
    C-reactive protein (CRP) a protein that is produced in the liver in response to inflammation. CRP is a biomarker of inflammation that is strongly associated with the ...

  • Nephron - Kidney Resource Page
    Resource base on kidney disease. Includes updated renal news stories, index of US dialysis centers and Nephroquest, a patient question and answer resource.