"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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