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Amyloidosis of the kidneys

Amyloidosis of the kidneys

Amyloidosis of the kidneys   A century before the discovery of prion diseases, Virchow gave a new name for fat disease. This long known disease is characterized by the fact that the organs are enlarged, pale, compacted and cease to function....
Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis – symptoms and causes

Glomerulonephritis – symptoms and causes Definition Glomerulonephritis is bilateral diffuse nonpurulent inflammatory disease of the glomeruli (kidney’s bodies). Causes of glomerulonephritis The main reason for the development of glomerulonephritis...
Polycystic kidney disease

Polycystic kidney disease – pathology and pictures

Polycystic kidney disease – pathology and pictures D. Dimitrakov, Il. Bivolarski, B. Anavi, J. Dimitrakov   Giant kidneys in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Introduction The mean volume of the kidney in autosomal dominant...
Kidney cysts

Kidney cysts – types and pictures

Kidney cysts – types and pictures Kidney cysts are non-tumor formations, represented of plain-walled unicameral cavities, filled with fluid. Ordinary (simple) cysts Simple kidney cysts in most cases are single and retention in the mechanism...