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 Kidney and Urologic Diseases - Kidney Stones in ...
Discusses the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of kidney stones. Reviews prevention strategies and treatment options, as well as information on current ...
- What I need to know about Kidney Stones - National Kidney ...
Uses plain language and illustrations to describe the symptoms and treatment of kidney stones. This publication is also available in Spanish (KU–163).
- Kidney stone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A kidney stone, also known as a renal calculus (from the Latin rēnēs, "kidneys," and calculus, "pebble"), is a solid concretion or crystal aggregation formed in the ...
- Chronic kidney disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease (CRD), is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years.
- kidney disease - definition of kidney disease in the ...
Kidney Disease Definition. Kidney disease is a general term for any damage that reduces the functioning of the kidney. Kidney disease is also called renal disease.
- The National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
Health agency dedicated to the detection, prevention and treatment of diseases of the kidney and urinary tract.