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Miscellaneous urological diseases of the kidney 

Miscellaneous urological diseases of the kidney
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Miscellaneous urological diseases of the kidney
Author(s):

John Reynard

, Simon F Brewster

, Suzanne Biers

, and Naomi Laura Neal

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198783480.003.0008
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date: 05 June 2020

This chapter covers miscellaneous diseases of the kidney and outlines their presentation, investigations, and management. This includes renal cysts, calyceal diverticulum, medullary sponge kidney, and cystic disease (acquired renal cystic disease and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, including the aetiology and associated disorders). Adult vesicoureteric reflux and pelviureteric junction obstruction are discussed alongside informative and representative images, together with their management. Embryological abnormalities are covered in detail, including horseshoe kidney, ectopic kidney, renal agenesis, malrotation, and duplication. The investigation and management of each anomaly are included.

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