Medullary sponge kidney

What is Medullary sponge kidney?

Cystic disease of the renal pyramids associated with calculus formation and hematuria; differs from cystic disease of the renal medulla in that renal failure does not usually develop.

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Dear Sir My wife age 37 has detected Medullary sponge kidney in her right kidney in her ultrasound is it a rare disease will it be cure by...

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Thanks for the query

I cant really say if its a rare disease because its prevelance varies with origin. Most of the time its benign and does no...

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i have medullary sponge kidney and usually have a dipstick that reads 2+ rbcs and urine microscopy 0 rbcs. Today i got results that said dipstick...

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Hello dear
Welcome to HCM and thanks for query
I understand your concern

Blood in the urine could...

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hi i am 30 years old and my husband an i have been trying to conceive for 19 cycles now with no success. I was diagnosed with medullary sponge...

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Hello and welcome to HCM
Medullary sponge kidney is agenetic cystic disease of the kidney and it has nothing to do with conception.
The frequent...

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I have been diagnosed with medullary sponge kidney . It was found by accident. I have no symptoms, never had kidney stones. Is it safe for me to...

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i have medullary sponge kidney and usually have a dipstick that reads 2+ rbcs and urine microscopy 0 rbcs. Today i got results that said dipstick...

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