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Kidney disease
 
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Definition Any disease or disorder that affects the function of the kidneys. This may include:
  • acute kidney failure
  • acute nephritic syndrome
  • analgesic nephropathy
  • atheroembolic renal disease
  • chronic kidney failure
  • chronic nephritis
  • congenital nephrotic syndrome
  • end-stage renal disease
  • Goodpasture's syndrome
  • IgM mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
  • interstitial nephritis
  • kidney cancer
  • kidney damage
  • kidney infection
  • kidney injury
  • kidney stones
  • lupus nephritis
  • membranoproliferative GN I
  • membranoproliferative GN II
  • membranous nephropathy
  • minimal change disease
  • necrotizing glomerulonephritis
  • nephroblastoma
  • nephrocalcinosis
  • nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
  • nephropathy - IgA
  • nephrosis
  • (
  • nephrotic syndrome )
  • polycystic kidney disease
  • post-streptococcal GN
  • reflux nephropathy
  • renal artery embolism
  • renal artery stenosis
  • renal disorders
  • renal papillary necrosis
  • renal tubular acidosis type I
  • renal tubular acidosis type II
  • renal underperfusion
  • renal vein thrombosis
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