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A rare condition in which there is an overproduction of cortisol by the cortex of the adreanal gland.
Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison's Disease)
Adreanal glands fail to produce the hormones necessary to maintain fluid balance and blood pressure or they inhibit the response to stress.
A tumor affecting the medulla of the adrenal gland causing an overproduction of adrenaline.
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Occurs when the parenchyma of the kidney if replaced by multiple fluid-filled benign cysts.
dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream
Removal of toxic substances from the body by perfusing the peritoneal cavity with a warm, sterile chemical solution.
The single most important laboratory examination used in diagnosing problems affecting the urinary tract.
Aggresive type of malignancy usually strikes young men between the ages of 20 and 40
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