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Types of Renal Failure

Abderhalden–Kaufmann–Lignac Syndrome (Nephropathic Cystinosis)
Abderhalden–Kaufmann–Lignac Syndrome (Nephropathic Cystinosis)

Abderhalden–Kaufmann–Lignac Syndrome or Nephropathic Cystinosis is a lysosomal storage disease caused by autosomal recessive genetic malfunction. Cystinosis is a pathological condition in which there is accumulation of intracellular amino acid cystine, which is a building block for proteins, in the cells.

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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Renal Dysfunction Associated with Intra-abdominal Hypertension and the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome. Hashim Mohmand and ... IAH/ACS is an important possible cause of acute renal failure in critically ill patients and screening may benefit those at increased risk. ...

Acetaminophen-Induced Nephrotoxicity
Acetaminophen-Induced Nephrotoxicity

Acetaminophen-induced renal failure becomes evident after hepatotoxicity in most cases, but can be differentiated from the hepatorenal syndrome, which may complicate fulminant hepatic failure. The role of N-acetylcysteine therapy in the setting of acetaminophen-induced renal failure is unclear.

Acute Kidney Failure/Acute Kidney Injury
Acute Kidney Failure/Acute Kidney Injury

Am I at Risk for Acute Kidney Failure? Most of the time, kidney failure happens along with another medical condition or event. If you fall into any of the following categories, you may have a greater chance of acute kidney failure: You’ve been hospitalized for a long time, especially in intensive care. You have diabetes. You’re elderly.

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Acute Lobar Nephronia
Acute Lobar Nephronia

Acute lobar nephronia (ALN) refers to a renal mass caused by acute focal infection without liquefaction. The radiological findings in 12 patients with 13 episodes of ALN are described.

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Acute Phosphate Nephropathy
Acute Phosphate Nephropathy

Extreme hyperphosphatemia and acute renal failure after a phosphorus-containing bowel regimen. Am J Nephrol 1999;19: 60-63. Crossref; Web of Science; Medline; 3. Fine A, Patterson J. Severe hyperphosphatemia following phosphate administration for bowel preparation in patients with renal failure: two cases and a review of the literature.

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Acute Tubular Necrosis
Acute Tubular Necrosis

What causes acute tubular necrosis? The most common cause of ATN is a lack of oxygen reaching the cells of your kidneys. If blood can’t reach your kidneys due to a blockage or decreased flow, your kidneys can be damaged or destroyed.

Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficiency
Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficiency

Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase (APRT) deficiency is an inherited condition that affects the kidneys and urinary tract. The most common feature of this condition is recurrent kidney stones; urinary tract stones are also a frequent symptom.

Fatigue
Fatigue

Constant fatigue and ill feeling is very common among chronic kidney failure patients. More than 90% ESRD patients are reported suffering from lack of energy and they will feel tired even after mild activities.

Fluid Retention, Swelling
Fluid Retention, Swelling

Stage 3 kidney disease has kidney damage with a moderate decrease in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of 30~59ml/min.The kidneys may lose their ability to control how much fluid stays in their body.Due to fluid retention, the patients may notice swelling in their lower legs,hands or face around eyes.If the lung is flooded with extra fluid,it can result in shortness of breath.

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Kidney Pain Felt in Their Back
Kidney Pain Felt in Their Back

Kidney pain — also called renal pain — refers to pain from disease or injury to a kidney. You might feel kidney pain or discomfort as a dull, one-sided ache in your upper abdomen, side or back.

Urination Changes (Foamy; Dark Orange, Brown, tea
Urination Changes (Foamy; Dark Orange, Brown, tea

Foamy urine can also indicate that you have too much of a protein, such as albumin, in your urine. The protein in your urine reacts with the air to create foam. Normally, your kidneys filter extra water and waste products out of your blood into your urine.