perirenal fat

perirenal fat

an accumulation of extraperitoneal fat that completely surrounds the kidney. Enclosing this fat is a membranous condensation of extraperitoneal fascia, the renal fascia. Also called perinephric fat. See also pararenal fat.
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Multiple solid nodular lesions are located in the perirenal fat (red arrows).
The kidney weight with perirenal fat in group G was smaller compared to the control group and to the group with supplementation, by 42 g (p<0.
Ultrasonographic imaging revealed a 12x10x10 cm solid tumor spreading into perirenal fat in the lower-mid portion of the left kidney.
Dietary intake of lucidone in mice fed with a HF diet reduced body weight gain, epididymal and perirenal fat accumulation presumably resulting from a reduction in adipocyte diameter.
Epithelioid angiomyolipomas may exhibit necrosis, nuclear anaplasia, mitotic activity, and infiltration of perirenal fat tissue.
Lambs whose mothers were fed selenium had more perirenal fat (p = 0.
The herniation is termed "congenital" if present at birth and is termed "acquired" if the herniation forms later, because of extension of intra-abdominal or perirenal fat into the thorax.
Up to 168 hr after exposure, total body burden, excretion in urine, feces, exhalation, and accumulation in target tissues (liver, lungs, perirenal fat, ovaries, vagina, and testes) were measured (12).
Histopathology revealed CDC with capsular and lymphovascular invasion; surgical line of resection and perirenal fat were negative for tumour.
The entire perirenal fatty tissue is removed to the level of Gerota fascia, a membranous structure that is similar to the consistency of the renal capsule that encases the kidney in perirenal fat.