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Disease Kidney Papillary Necrosis

Name Kidney Papillary Necrosis
Synonyms Necrosis, Kidney Papillary | Necrosis, Renal Medullary | Necrotizing Renal Papillitides | Necrotizing Renal Papillitis | Papillary Necrosis, Kidney | Papillitides, Necrotizing Renal | Renal Medullary Necrosis | Renal Papillitides, Necrotizing | Renal Papillitis, Necrotizing
Definition A complication of kidney diseases characterized by cell death involving KIDNEY PAPILLA in the KIDNEY MEDULLA. Damages to this area may hinder the kidney to concentrate urine resulting in POLYURIA. Sloughed off necrotic tissue may block KIDNEY PELVIS or URETER. Necrosis of multiple renal papillae can lead to KIDNEY FAILURE.
Categories Urogenital disease (female) | Urogenital disease (male)
MeSH® ID D007681
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1. DiseasesMale Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Urologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Papillary Necrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Female Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Urologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Papillary Necrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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