"Medullary Sponge Kidney" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
|Medullary Sponge Kidney
- Medullary Sponge Kidney
- Medullary Sponge Kidneys
- Sponge Kidney, Medullary
- Sponge Kidneys, Medullary
- Cacchi Ricci Disease
- Disease, Cacchi Ricci
- Ricci Disease, Cacchi
- Precalyceal Canalicular Ectasia
- Canalicular Ectasia, Precalyceal
- Canalicular Ectasias, Precalyceal
- Ectasia, Precalyceal Canalicular
- Ectasias, Precalyceal Canalicular
- Precalyceal Canalicular Ectasias
- Kidney, Sponge
- Kidneys, Sponge
- Sponge Kidney
- Sponge Kidneys
- Cacchi-Ricci Syndrome
- Cacchi Ricci Syndrome
- Syndrome, Cacchi-Ricci
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Medullary Sponge Kidney" by people in Profiles.
Biopsy proven medullary sponge kidney: clinical findings, histopathology, and role of osteogenesis in stone and plaque formation. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2015 May; 298(5):865-77.
Nephrocalcinosis: re-defined in the era of endourology. Urol Res. 2010 Dec; 38(6):421-7.
Calcium nephrolithiasis and medullary sponge kidney in women. N Engl J Med. 1982 May 06; 306(18):1088-91.