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a disease affecting the kidneys
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an inflammation of the kidney
kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension; sclerosis of the renal arterioles reduces blood flow that can lead to kidney failure and heart failure
polycystic kidney disease
kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys
acute kidney failure
acute renal failure
renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
chronic kidney failure
chronic renal failure
renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
any pathology of the urinary tract
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