Kidney Papillary Necrosis
"Kidney Papillary Necrosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A complication of kidney diseases characterized by cell death involving KIDNEY PAPILLA in the KIDNEY MEDULLA. Damages to this area may hinder the kidney to concentrate urine resulting in POLYURIA. Sloughed off necrotic tissue may block KIDNEY PELVIS or URETER. Necrosis of multiple renal papillae can lead to KIDNEY FAILURE.
|Kidney Papillary Necrosis
- Kidney Papillary Necrosis
- Necrosis, Kidney Papillary
- Papillary Necrosis, Kidney
- Renal Papillitis, Necrotizing
- Necrotizing Renal Papillitides
- Necrotizing Renal Papillitis
- Papillitides, Necrotizing Renal
- Renal Papillitides, Necrotizing
- Renal Medullary Necrosis
- Necrosis, Renal Medullary
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