Nephronophthisis & medullary cystic kidney disease – causes, symptoms & pathology

What are nephronophthisis and medullary cystic kidney disease (MCKD)? Both nephronophthisis and MCKD are genetic kidney diseases that causes inflammation in the tubular interstitium, which can cause cysts and eventually leads to renal failure. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

This video discusses the physiology, pathophysiology, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of both nephronophthisis and MCKD.

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