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What does mild cortical thinning in the left kidney mean?

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What does mild cortical thinning in the left kidney mean?

What does loss of bilateral renal cortical differentiaion, sign of decreased renal function mean?
Posted Tue, 22 May 2012 in Kidney Conditions
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 6 hours later

Thanks for posting your query

The kidney has two parts as far as its structure is concerned - The cortex and Medulla

Cortical thinning means there is reduction in renal function as you have mentioned

When the margin between cortex and medulla gets obliterated the sonologist will mention loss of renal cortical differentiation

If your Blood Urea and Serum Creatinine are done they would be elevated, early sign of renal[Kidney] failure

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