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536 Possible Causes for Kidney Contraction

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    There are two ureters that drain the urine from each kidney to the urinary bladder.[] […] and Kidney Diseases .[] If you have a UTI and it isn’t treated, it may lead to a kidney infection. Kidney infections may cause early labor.[]

  • Pneumonia

    For those who are normally healthy but contract mild pneumonia, oral macrolide antibiotics are used. These include erythromycin, azithromycin, and clarithromycin.[] If you have another serious illness, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kidney disease, heart disease, or diabetes; a higher dose or stronger antibiotic will be[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    -elevates it, resulting in abnl nerve conduction, mm. contraction and demineralization of bone -kidney stones What does hypoparathyroidism do to blood calcium levels?[] ., oxytocin for ejection of milk and uterine contractions at the time of childbirth; vasopressin [antidiuretic hormone] for regulation of urine output by the kidneys) Thyroid[] -thymosin hormone that stimulates maturation of T-lymphocytes -just above the heart -2 components: adrenal cortex adrenal medulla -on top of each kidney -mineralocorticoids[]

  • Nephronophthisis

    Familial, juvenile nephronophthisis (idiopathic parenchymal contracted kidney) Helv Paediatr Acta. 1951;6:1–49. 2. Antignac C, Kleinknecht C, Habib R.[] Fanconi G, Hanhart E, von Albertini A, Uhlinger E, Dolivo G, Prader A (1951) Familial, juvenile nephronophthisis (idiopathic parenchymal contracted kidney).[]

  • Williams Syndrome

    Abstract Abstract—Background: Hyperacusis and phonophobia are common, debilitating symptoms in Williams syndrome (WS), yet little is known about their underlying audiologic and neurologic processes. Methods: The mothers of 49 subjects with WS were asked to complete the Hyperacusis Screening Questionnaire.[…][]

  • Urogenital Tuberculosis

    […] bladder; 5) Contracted bladder with renal failure; 6) Tuberculosis on a transplanted kidney; 7) Isolated genital tuberculosis.[] […] and contracted bladder.[] In two patients, sequential exams showed evolution of tuberculosis from a unilateral renal and ureteral lesion to contracted bladder and dilatation of the contralateral kidney[]

  • Benign Arteriolar Nephrosclerosis

    See Malignant . neph·ro·scle·ro·sis ( nef'rō-skle-rō'sis ) Induration of the kidney from overgrowth and contraction of the interstitial connective tissue. [ nephro - G. sklērōsis[] .… … Universalium Nephrosclerosis — Hardening (sclerosis) of the kidney usually due to disease of the blood vessels in it from atherosclerosis. * * * Fibrosis of the kidney[] […] from overgrowth and contraction of the interstitial connective tissue.[]

  • Perinephric Abscess

    Imaging studies revealed a contracted non-functioning right kidney and a perinephric abscess.[] Compared with the left kidney, the right kidney was contracted and scarred.[] Infection spreads into kidney causing kidney abscess. Vesico-Ureteral Reflux- In normal situation contraction of urinary bladder causes flow of urine in to urethra.[]

  • Chronic Nephritis

    […] are symmetrically contracted and granular, with scarring and loss of glomeruli and the presence of tubular atrophy and interstitial fibrosis. chronic nephritis Etymology:[] Contracted Kidney; Cirrhosis of the Kidney; Granular Kidney; Gouty Kidney; Renal Sclerosis; Chronic Productive Nephritis without Exudation, etc. Definition .[] If you contract strep throat, get proper treatment so it doesn’t develop into nephritis. If you have any signs of kidney damage, see a doctor quickly.[]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    Generation of alkalosis may be related to dysfunctional CFTR in the kidney, but is most likely secondary to hypokalemia with ECF volume contraction.[] Dilution acidosis and contraction alkalosis: review of concept. Kidney Int. 1975;8:279-285.[] Dilution acidosis and contraction alkalosis: review of concept. Kidney Int. 1975 Nov;8(5):279-85.[]

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