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Neuropathy in Kidney Disease

Some kidney disease patients develop neuropathy—nerve damage that causes tingling, weakness, and loss of sensation. Find out why and what can be done. Neuropathy is nerve damage that causes tingling, numbness, pain, and other abnormal nerve...

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Symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) causes cysts to grow in the kidneys, which can lead to kidney failure, dialysis, and even a kidney transplant. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that causes fluid-filled growths, called cysts, to...

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Overview of Rhabdomyolysis

Learn about rhabdomyolysis and how the breakdown of your muscles could hurt your kidneys as well. Rhabdomyolysis, sometimes called "rhabdo" in clinical parlance, implies "breakdown of muscles". It is a clinical syndrome where muscles begin to...

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An Overview Of Alport Syndrome

Alport syndrome is an inherited disorder that primarily affects the kidneys, causing kidney disease. It can also lead to hearing and vision problems. Alport syndrome is an inherited disease that’s characterized by kidney disease, hearing loss, and...

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An Overview of Gerota's Fascia

Learn what Gerota’s fascia or renal fascia is and why it’s important in determining overall kidney health and function. Gerota’s fascia, otherwise known as renal fascia, is collagen-filled, fibrous connective tissue that encapsulates the...

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