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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.[symptoma.com] […] and Kidney Diseases .[prevention.com] If you have a UTI and it isn’t treated, it may lead to a kidney infection. Kidney infections may cause early labor.[familydoctor.org]

  • Pneumonia

    For those who are normally healthy but contract mild pneumonia, oral macrolide antibiotics are used. These include erythromycin, azithromycin, and clarithromycin.[plushcare.com] 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[plushcare.com]

  • 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?[quizlet.com] ., 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[brainaacn.org] -thymosin hormone that stimulates maturation of T-lymphocytes -just above the heart -2 components: adrenal cortex adrenal medulla -on top of each kidney -mineralocorticoids[quizlet.com]

  • Nephronophthisis

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

  • 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.[…][citeseerx.ist.psu.edu]

  • Urogenital Tuberculosis

    […] bladder; 5) Contracted bladder with renal failure; 6) Tuberculosis on a transplanted kidney; 7) Isolated genital tuberculosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and contracted bladder.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] .… … Universalium Nephrosclerosis — Hardening (sclerosis) of the kidney usually due to disease of the blood vessels in it from atherosclerosis. * * * Fibrosis of the kidney[translate.academic.ru] […] from overgrowth and contraction of the interstitial connective tissue.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Perinephric Abscess

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

  • 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:[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Contracted Kidney; Cirrhosis of the Kidney; Granular Kidney; Gouty Kidney; Renal Sclerosis; Chronic Productive Nephritis without Exudation, etc. Definition .[henriettes-herb.com] 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.[naturalremedies.org]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dilution acidosis and contraction alkalosis: review of concept. Kidney Int. 1975;8:279-285.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Dilution acidosis and contraction alkalosis: review of concept. Kidney Int. 1975 Nov;8(5):279-85.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

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