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pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritis is a kidney infection usually caused by bacteria that have traveled to the kidney from an infection in the bladder.

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kidney failure
Kidney Failure
In kidney failure, the kidneys lose their ability to filter enough waste products from the blood and to regulate the body's balance of salt and water.

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end-stage renal disease
End-Stage Renal Disease
End-stage renal disease is a condition in which the kidneys no longer function normally.

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Wilms' tumor
Wilms' Tumor
Wilms' tumor, also called nephroblastoma, is the most common form of kidney cancer in children. It develops when cancerous kidney cells multiply out of control, eventually forming a mass.

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dysuria
Dysuria
Dysuria is the medical term for pain or discomfort when urinating. Often described as a burning sensation, dysuria most commonly is caused by bacterial infections of the urinary tract.

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cancer
Kidney Cancer
Kidney cancer occurs when abnormal kidney cells grow and divide uncontrollably. The cells invade and destroy the normal kidney tissue, and they can spread (metastasize) to other organs.

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glomerulonephritis
Glomerulonephritis
Glomerulonephritis is inflammation of the filtering units of the kidneys, which are called glomeruli. This inflammation can cause too much protein and other substances to leak from the blood into the urine.

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stones
Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are abnormal, hard, chemical deposits that form inside the kidneys. This condition also is called nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis.

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transplant
Kidney Transplant
A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure in which a new, healthy kidney from another person is placed in the abdomen of a patient who has permanent kidney failure.

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nephrectomy
Nephrectomy
A nephrectomy is the surgical removal of a kidney, the organ that filters waste from the blood and produces urine.

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Polycystic kidney disease
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Polycystic kidney disease causes numerous cysts (non-cancerous growths) to form in both kidneys. It is a genetic disease.


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