renal parenchyma


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parenchyma

 [pah-reng´kĭ-mah]
the essential or functional elements of an organ, as distinguished from its framework, which is called the stroma. adj., adj paren´chymal, parenchym´atous.
parenchyma of prostate glandular substance consisting of small compound tubulosaccular or tubuloalveolar glands, making up the bulk of the prostate; it is surrounded by muscular substance and permeated by muscular strands.
renal parenchyma the functional tissue of the kidney, consisting of the nephrons.

renal parenchyma

the functional tissue of the kidney, consisting of the nephrons.
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A: Axial contrast enhancing computed tomography shows a 30 x 35-mm well-circumscribed mid-polar exophytic left renal-mass enhancing less than renal parenchyma on corticomedullary phase.
Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a potentially serious fulminant bacterial infection of the kidneys characterized by gas in the collecting system, renal parenchyma and perinephric tissues.
In addition, hydronephrotic transformation accompanied with pyelonephritis and cicatricosclerotic changes in the renal parenchyma cause serious disturbances of blood circulation in the kidney.
1) The aimed cumulative effect is that the earlier smaller bolus provides excretory information, while the second, larger bolus provides information on vascular anatomy and the renal parenchyma.
This approach can be subdivided into evaluation of the transplant perinephric space, the renal parenchyma, the urinary collecting system and the renal vasculature.
On histologic evaluation of TGBM nephropathy, light microscopy and immunoflourescence microscopy of the renal parenchyma are typically unremarkable.
Microscopically, they appear in a background of numerous cysts with intervening renal parenchyma showing other changes of end-stage kidney disease (Figure 1, C), and the tumors show various combinations of acinar, solid alveolar, solid sheetlike, microcystic or macrocystic, and papillary architectural patterns.
SCC of the kidney accounts for less than 1% of all renal epithelial tumors and can arise both in the renal pelvis or the renal parenchyma.
The characteristic features are replacement of normal renal parenchyma by multiple fluid-filled cavities arranged in a hydro nephrotic pattern.
EPN is a necrotizing infection of renal parenchyma and surrounding tissues.