renal hypoplasia

re·nal hy·po·pla·si·a

an abnormally small kidney that is morphologically normal but has either a reduced number of nephrons or smaller nephrons.

re·nal hy·po·pla·si·a

(rē'năl hī'pō-plā'zē-ă)
An abnormally small kidney that is morphologically normal but has either a reduced number of nephrons or smaller ones.
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SIT is associated with cardiac, pulmonary and renal abnormalities; however, it is rare to have a patient with SIT and renal hypoplasia.
The association between renal hypoplasia and SIT is rare.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a transperitoneal laparoscopic simple nephrectomy in a patient with SIT and renal hypoplasia.
It is in fact congenital renal hypoplasia characterised by a reduced number of, and hypertrophy of the nephrons.
1-5) Furthermore, renal hypoplasia in the form of insufficient nephron endowment has been implicated in a substantial fraction of individuals with essential hypertension.
Renal hypoplasia and dysplasia: starting to put the puzzle together.
Examples would include their 1968 classification of renal hypoplasias and dysplasias, (48) their 1989 classification of glomerulocystic kidney diseases, (118) and their 1993 classification of congenital nephropathies.
Patient A, a 3-year-old boy with bilateral renal hypoplasia and end-stage renal failure, received a kidney allograft in November 1997.
Renal hypoplasia and dysplasia are often accompanied by vescicoureteral reflux or ureteropelvic junction obstruction that involve the ipsilateral or contralateral kidney.
Bilateral renal hypoplasia with oligonephronia: (study of 21 cases) [in French].
Diagnoses of right renal agenesis and left renal hypoplasia were based on renal ultrasound.