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Acute Tubular Necrosis
A kidney disorder involving damage to the renal tubule cells, resulting in acute kidney failure .
Chronic Renal Failure
Acute renal failure is a sudden loss of the kidneys' ability to excrete wastes, concentrate urine, and conserve electrolytes .
Glomerulonephritis
A group of disorders that cause inflammation of the internal kidney structures (specifically, the glomeruli).
Malignant Hypertension (Arteriolar Nephrosclerosis)
Malignant Hypertension is a medical condition where the blood pressure of the patient suddenly reaches extremely high. In this case, the lower level of the blood pressure reading goes as high as 130mmHg and above. Though, only around 1% of people suffer from it. Young African American men are more prone to it. It is also seen in women with ...
Obstructive Uropathy
A disorder involving sudden blockage of the flow of urine out of the bladder and urethra, which may result in the backup of urine and injury to both kidneys.
Pyelonephritis
An infection of the kidney and the ducts that carry urine away from the kidney (ureters). Pyelonephritis can be further classified according to the extent and severity of damage to the kidneys. Types include:- reflux nephropathy- acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis (sudden development of kidney inflammation)- complicated UTI (chronic pyelonephritis).
Acute Arterial Occlusion Of The Kidney
Arteries are basically responsible for carrying blood to the kidney. When arteries get blocked suddenly and to the severe extent, then resulting condition is defined as acute arterial occlusion of the kidney. The condition has many alternative names like acute renal arterial thrombosis, acute renal artery occlusion, embolism-renal artery and renal artery embolism.
Acute Bilateral Obstructive Uropathy
Acute bilateral obstructive uropathy is a condition in which swelling appears in both the kidneys of the body due to improper drainage of urine from the body. Due to sudden blockage, urine does not get drain out from the body. Kidneys get swelling due to the fact that in spite of production of urine by kidneys in required quantity, urine ...
Acute Renal Failure
This disorder is characterized by a sudden loss of the kidneys' ability to perform its functions, these include excreting wastes, concentrating urine and conserving electrolytes. The urine produced usually decreases in volume, and there may be no urine produced. This causes fluids and waste products to accumulate in the body. Lab tests show an accumulation of nitrogen wastes such as ...
Acute Unilateral Obstructive Uropathy
Acute unilateral obstructive uropathy is a condition that results in sudden blockage of one of the ureters’ tubes. In the human body, ureters tube performs the important function of draining urine out from the kidneys. Normally, 1 people out of 1000 people get affected from the condition. The disease has alternative names also such as ureteral obstruction and obstructive uropathy-unilateral-acute.
Alport Syndrome
Alport Syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs in the small capillaries of the kidney that aid in filtering waste from the blood. It is a kidney inflammation that is caused by genetic mutation for a protein in tissue called collagen. The disorder is very rare and generally found in men. It can lead to severe kidney damage.
Analgesic Nephropathy
An analgesic is a medicine that is taken to relieve pain. Some times prolonged use of analgesics can lead to kidney failure also known as Analgesic nephropathy. This disease with time causes complete renal failure and the need for kidney transplant and dialysis.  This malfunction generally is found in women above the age of 30. These are analgesics are generally ...
Anovulatory (Dysfunctional Uterine) Bleeding
Anovulatory (dysfunctional uterine) bleeding is a condition in which menstrual bleeding takes place. The bleeding can be heavy as well as irregular. The menstrual cycle varies from woman to woman. On an average, it is observed that the menstrual flow occurs after every 25-28 days and lasts for 4-7 days. The cycle of young girls vary from 21-45 days. Older ...
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria is a condition in which considerable number of bacteria presents in the urine. In other words, it can be said that in condition specified count of bacteria remain presents in urine. Due to the presence of bacteria in the urine, a person experiences a number of symptoms. The condition affects more women than men. The condition occurs in ...
Bilateral Hydronephrosis
Bilateral hydronephrosis is the medical condition that indicates the enlargement of the pelvis and other organs responsible for collecting urine. The word bilateral indicates both the sides.
Bladder Stones
The kidney stones are called bladder stones or ureterolithiasis. The disease results from the renal calculi in the ureter. Bladder stones are basically solid concretions or the calculi that are basically formed in the kidneys. These calculi are formed through dissolved urinary minerals. There are several types of stones in the bladder majority of which are calcium oxalates and calcium ...
Chronic Bilateral Obstructive Uropathy
Chronic bilateral obstructive uropathy is a condition that results in blocking the urine from both the kidneys. Although, the kidneys take considerable time to get blocked, if gets blocked then it results in long term blockage. The condition is called bilateral because it causes blockage of both the kidneys of the human body. The disease is quite prevalent as 1 ...
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Glomerulonephritis can be defined as the advanced stage of group of kidney disorders. The disorder results in gradual destruction of the internal kidney structures, glomeruli. Glomerulus is made from the blood vessels that perform the function of filtering the blood and producing urine. Due to improper functioning of the glomeruli, problem in blood filtration is observed. Glomerulonephritis-Chronic and chronic ...
Chronic Or Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
Chronic or recurrent urinary tract infection is an infection that affects a part of the lower urinary tract (urethra) or bladder for a long period of time. Cystitis or bladder infection is considered as the most common type of UTI. Kidney infection, commonly known as pyelonephritis, is considered as another kind of UTI. It is not wrong to say that ...

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