cystic kidney


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cys·tic kid·ney

a general term used to indicate a kidney that contains one or more cysts, including polycystic disease, solitary cyst, multiple simple cysts, and retention cysts (associated with parenchymal scarring).

cystic kidney

Etymology: Gk, kystis, bag; ME, kidenei
pertaining to any of several kidney disorders in which cysts form, including congenital polycystic disease, solitary renal cysts, or cortical cysts associated with nephrosclerosis.

cystic kidney

A kidney that has undergone cystic degeneration.
See: polycystic kidney disease
See also: kidney
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In a practical sense, it would difficult or impossible to know where nephron cysts reside within any individual cystic kidney without actually performing a microdissection on each case, an impossible task.
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We found that, after adjusting for monthly income, geographic location, urbanization level, hypertension, diabetes, renal disease, obesity, cystic kidney disease, tobacco use disorder, and alcohol abuse, the OR of having prior UC for patients with RCC when compared with controls was 2.
41,146,148) UMOD is the only known cystic kidney disease-related gene that is not expressed in the cilium of tubular epithelial cells.
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In fact, the most important aspect in GCK is exclusion of heritable cystic kidney diseases.
Likewise, a murine cystic kidney locus (jcpk) was excluded (92) via linkage markers in the human homologues.
Acquired cystic kidney disease: occurrence, prevalence, and renal cancers.
Renal cell carcinoma in transplant recipients with acquired cystic kidney disease.
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