Basic Summary for Kidney conditions


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Main name of condition: Kidney conditions
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What is Kidney conditions?
  Brief description of Kidney conditions: Any condition affecting the kidney organs.
  Parent types of Kidney conditions: All Disease Categories, Urinary disorders
  Organs Affected by Kidney conditions: kidney
  Types of Kidney conditions: Kidney disease, Kidney stones, Glomerular Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Glomerulosclerosis, Kidney cancer, Diabetic nephropathy, Lupus nephritis, End-stage renal disease, Kidney failure, Acute kidney failure, IgA nephropathy, Acute urinary conditions, Urinary tract infections, Urinary tract infections (child), Pyelonephritis, Nephrotic syndrome, Childhood nephrotic syndrome, Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis, Goodpasture syndrome, Nephrocalcinosis, Kidney cysts, Simple kidney cysts, Polycystic kidney disease, Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease, Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, Diabetes Insipidus, Autoimmune Diabetes Insipidus, Alveolar Hydatid Disease, Kidney Dialysis, Primary amyloidosis, Dialysis-related amyloidosis, Hematuria, Proteinuria, Renal Tubular Acidosis, Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis, Renal carbuncle, Renal osteodystrophy, Renal tuberculosis, Tuberculosis, Tuberous sclerosis, Vesicoureteral reflux, Wegener's granulomatosis, Wilms' tumor, Wilson's Disease, Zellweger Syndrome, Chronic kidney failure, Nephritis, Nephropathy
How many people get Kidney conditions?
  Prevalance of Kidney conditions: 15 per 1000 (NHIS95: "kidney trouble")
  Prevalance Rate of Kidney conditions: approx 1 in 66 or 1.50% or 4.1 million people in USA [about data]
  Incidence (annual) of Kidney conditions: 2.553 million cases (NIDDK)
  Incidence Rate of Kidney conditions: approx 1 in 106 or 0.94% or 2.6 million people in USA [about data]
  Prevalance of Kidney conditions: 2.553 million conditions (in the civilian noninstitutionalized population) 1
How serious is Kidney conditions?
  Average life years lost for Kidney conditions: 13.3 for nephritis/nephrotic syndrome/nephrosis in North Carolina2.
  Deaths for Kidney conditions: 35,525 deaths reported in USA 1999 for nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (NVSR Sep 2001)
  Complications of Kidney conditions: see complications of Kidney conditions
What causes Kidney conditions?
  Causes of Kidney conditions: see causes of Kidney conditions
  Risk factors for Kidney conditions: see risk factors for Kidney conditions
What are the symptoms of Kidney conditions?
  Symptoms of Kidney conditions: see symptoms of Kidney conditions
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Kidney conditions: see treatments for Kidney conditions

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for the United States: NIDDK
2. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2

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