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System – Urinary

This category comprises disorders of the urinary system that cause damage to tissues and/or impair its function to cleanse the blood and remove waste via urine.
Organs include the kidneys which filter blood, ureters which carry urine to the bladder, the bladder which store urine temporarily until full, the urethra which passes urine from the bladder out of the body through the urinary sphincter.

Recurrent Monoarthritis

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What Is Recurrent Monoarthritis? Recurrent monoarthritis is a joint disorder characterized by pain and inflammation involving just one peripheral joint (elbow, hand, knee, ankle, foot, or hip). What Is Recurrent Monoarthritis In Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity?

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Kidney Stones (Renal Calculi)

What Are Kidney Stones? Kidney stones, also called renal calculi, are abnormal hard formations in the kidneys that are composed mainly of calcium oxalate, also uric acid, and cystine. Q: How big are kidney stones? A: Stones can vary in ...

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IgA Nephropathy

What Is IgA Nephropathy? IgA nephropathy, also called Berger’s disease, is a primary renal disease that results when immunoglobulin A (IgA) forms deposits in the glomeruli, where it creates inflammation. IgA nephropathy is characterized by recurrent hematuria (blood in urine), mild proteinuria ...

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Hypocalciuria (Low Urine Calcium)

What Is Hypocalciuria? Hypocalciuria is the term for an abnormally low level of calcium in the urine. This laboratory finding indicates low urinary excretion of calcium by the kidneys, which is an early renal compensatory mechanism or attempt to conserve ...

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