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A 41-year-old member asked:

Please describe the types of kidney disease?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Following: Cystic disease: polycystic or multi cystic. Infectious: pyelonephritis, abscess. Hydronephrosis. Stone disease: solitary, multiple or nephrolcalcinosis. Nephrotic syndrome. Glomerulonephritis various types. Kidney malignancies/cancers, wilms in kids, adenocarcinoma, transitional cell cancer etc. Benign tumors: oncocytoma, hamartoma (tuberous sclerosis}, renal artery stenosis . Trauma: rupture etc.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Is nephrocalcinosis a type of kidney disease?

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Dr. Pascale Lane
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
No: Nephrocalcinosis means calcium has deposited in the kidney. This condition can occur from disease or damage or even some drugs. Treatment involves identifying the underlying problem. Sometimes it can resolve; other cases are permanent.

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