One of the strongest pain syndrome is a renal colic – an attack of pain at acute ureteral obstruction. Pain develops as a result of the hydrostatic pressure increase in the renal pelvis, resulting in the extension of its capsule, rich in nerve endings. Being the most painful of all, it signals the that if you do not take steps, will begin destruction of kidney tissues. Continue reading
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a condition that affects the blood and blood vessels. It results in the destruction of blood platelets (cells involved in clotting), a low red blood cell count (anemia) and kidney failure due to damage to the very small blood vessels of the kidneys. Other organs, such as the brain or heart, may also be affected by damage to very small blood vessels. Continue reading
These small growths commonly found on the gallbladder are often made up of cholesterol – but they can also be cancerous.
Gallbladder polyps are considered a fairly common condition. And while most of the time gallbladder polyps are nothing to be concerned about, some of them can be cancerous. Continue reading