Medullary sponge kidney

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Medullary sponge kidney

Synonyms: Cacchi-Ricci disease | MSK | Precalicial canalicular ectasia

A rare renal tract malformation characterized by dilated malformation of the medullary collecting ducts (typically bilateral) and associated with stone formation renal colic hematuria urinary tract infection nephrocalcinosis calcium nephrolithiasis pyelonephritis hypercalciuria and hypocitraturia. The disease is associated with abnormal distal tubular functions.

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