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In my ultrasound the result says I have a renal parenchymal calcification left what does it mean. Please explain. Thank you?

In my ultrasound the result says I have a renal parenchymal calcification left what does it mean. Please explain. Thank you?

See below: Renal refers to kidneys; parenchyma is the organ's functioning tissue rather than the ducts & other spaces in the collecting system; calcification suggests a calcium deposit; nephrocalcinosis is another term that includes all 3 concepts. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/nephrocalcinosis lists many conditions that can be associated w/ this finding. Discuss with pcp or nephrologist. ...Read more

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Renal parenchymal calcification what does it mean please explain?

Renal parenchymal calcification  what does it mean please explain?

It could suggest : Congenital kidney conditions such as medullary sponge kidney or could be from conditions that cause elevated calcium level like huperparathyroidism . Google online about nephrocalcinosis/ calcium deposit in the kidney parenchyma or substance vs nephrolithiasis / kidney stone. ...Read more

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Cure of diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Kidney: None, all you can do is protect the remaining portion of your kidneys under the care of a nephrologist. ...Read more

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Medicine for bilateral grade 1 renal parenchymal disease?

Medicine for bilateral grade 1 renal parenchymal disease?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What is renal parenchymal disease and how is it treated?

What is renal parenchymal disease and how is it treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many different types of renal parenchymal diseases.Some have spesific treatments some do not.Progressive disease usually results in transplant or life time dialysis. ...Read more

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How long one can live with renal parenchymal?

Re-ask: This is not a complete question. You do not understand what " parenchyma" is. ...Read more

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What is diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

What is diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Kidney Disease: "diffuse" means all over the kidney, "parenchymal" means the solid part of the kidney that filters the liquid waste products out of the blood, and "disease" means something is wrong. Typically "diffuse parenchymal disease" means an overall medical problem with the kidney, such as diabetic nephropathy, or post-streptococcal nephritis. In the pediatric world we use this term slightly differently. ...Read more

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What are the ways of curing RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASE?

What are the ways of curing RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASE?

Non-specific: I suspect that you may have read the results of a renal ultrasound that mentioned "renal parenchymal disease." This is just a suspicion (not a diagnosis) and must be clinically correlated. All this means in radiology is that your kidney tissue appears more dense than the liver tissue on ultrasound and may be suggestive of some kidney changes. Please see your local nephrologist for clarification. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Is there a cure for diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Ultrasound term: The phrase you stated is commonly seen on kidney ultrasound reports. This indicates only that a chronic process has been going on. You need to see a nephrologist who will do a detailed history, physical, and laboratory exam. Once a diagnosis is attained, your question regarding prognosis (cure) can be addressed. ...Read more

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