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Disease Medullary Sponge Kidney

Name Medullary Sponge Kidney
Synonyms Cacchi Ricci Disease | Cacchi Ricci Syndrome | Cacchi-Ricci Syndrome | Canalicular Ectasia, Precalyceal | Canalicular Ectasias, Precalyceal | Disease, Cacchi Ricci | Ectasia, Precalyceal Canalicular | Ectasias, Precalyceal Canalicular | Kidney, Sponge | Kidneys, Sponge | Medullary Sponge Kidneys | Precalyceal Canalicular Ectasia | Precalyceal Canalicular Ectasias | Ricci Disease, Cacchi | Sponge Kidney | Sponge Kidney, Medullary | Sponge Kidneys | Sponge Kidneys, Medullary | Syndrome, Cacchi-Ricci
Definition A non-hereditary KIDNEY disorder characterized by the abnormally dilated (ECTASIA) medullary and inner papillary portions of the collecting ducts. These collecting ducts usually contain CYSTS or DIVERTICULA filled with jelly-like material or small calculi (KIDNEY STONES) leading to infections or obstruction. It should be distinguished from congenital or hereditary POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASES.
Categories Urogenital disease (female) | Urogenital disease (male)
MeSH® ID D007691

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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 Diseases, Cystic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Medullary Sponge Kidney
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 Diseases, Cystic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Medullary Sponge Kidney

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Medullary Sponge Kidney
  Cystic dilatation of renal collecting tubes