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Acquired cystic disease and tumors in kidneys of hemodialysis patients.
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PMID:  6885345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During the period 1975-81, autopsies were performed in 15 patients who had been treated by long-term hemodialysis and who had no clinical or family history of polycystic disease. Ten of the patients were found to have bilateral cystic disease of the kidneys. In 3 of the 10 patients with cystic kidneys, tumors were found: a solid tubular adenoma in one, multiple bilateral papillary adenomas in another, and clear cell tubular carcinoma in the third. Hemorrhages were not detected in any of the patients. The results of our study confirmed that patients on hemodialysis have a very high incidence of acquired cystic disease and are at high risk of developing neoplasms in their contracted kidneys.
H Turani; J Levi; D Zevin; E Kessler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1983 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-10-08     Completed Date:  1983-10-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  614-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / etiology,  pathology
Adenoma / etiology,  pathology
Cystadenoma / etiology,  pathology
Kidney Diseases, Cystic / etiology,  pathology*
Kidney Neoplasms / etiology,  pathology*
Middle Aged
Renal Dialysis / adverse effects*
Time Factors
Uremia / therapy*

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