perirenal(redirected from perirenal edema)
Surrounding the kidney in whole or part.
perirenal/peri·re·nal/ (-re´n'l) perinephric.
perirenal(per?i-re'nal) [? + L. ren, kidney]
Extending around the kidney. Synonym: perinephric
around the kidney.
an exaggeration around the kidney of generalized subserous edema; seen only in pigs and cattle.
feline perirenal cysts
uni- or bilateral accumulations of fluid in cystlike masses (pseudocysts) between the renal parenchyma and capsule or entirely extracapsular occur in aged, male cats causing a progressive abdominal enlargement, but not usually renal dysfunction. Called also perinephritic pseudocyst, renal capsular cyst, capsulogenic renal cyst, perirenal hygroma, capsular hydronephrosis and retroperitoneal perirenal cyst.