Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Usually the urethra is wide enough for urine to flow freely through it. When it narrows, it can restrict urinary flow. This is known as a urethral stricture.
An ABO incompatibility reaction can occur if you receive the wrong type of blood during a blood transfusion. It's rare but serious and potentially fatal.
Crystallized minerals left in your bladder after urination can develop into bladder stones. Read more on causes of these and how to treat them.
Rhabdomyolysis is a breakdown of muscle fibers that occurs due to muscle injury. Learn more about this condition.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Porphyrias are rare types of genetic blood disorders in which patients have a defect in heme production, an important part of hemoglobin. Blisters are a sign of…
Renal cell carcinoma is the most common kind of kidney cancer found in adults. Often aggressive, it occurs when cancer cells grow uncontrollably in the lining of the…
Goodpasture syndrome is a rare condition that occurs when your immune system attacks the walls of your lungs and the tiny filtering units in your kidneys.
The renal pelvis and the ureter are lined with specific types of cells called transitional cells. Cancer begins in the transitional cells.
Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to be sickle-shaped. Read…
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare disorder that causes red blood cells to break down sooner than they should.
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