Medullary sponge kidney

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Pyrah LN. Medullary sponge kidney. J Urol. 1966 Mar;95(3):274-83. Abstract

Forster JA, Taylor J, Browning AJ, et al. A review of the natural progression of medullary sponge kidney and a novel grading system based on intravenous urography findings. Urol Int. 2007;78(3):264-9. Abstract

Gambaro G, Feltrin GP, Lupo A, et al. Medullary sponge kidney (Lenarduzzi-Cacchi-Ricci disease): a Padua Medical School discovery in the 1930s. Kidney Int. 2006 Feb;69(4):663-70. Abstract

Parks JH, Coe FL, Strauss AL. Calcium nephrolithiasis and medullary sponge kidney in women. N Engl J Med. 1982 May 6;306(18):1088-91. Abstract

Yagisawa T, Kobayashi C, Hayashi T, et al. Contributory metabolic factors in the development of nephrolithiasis in patients with medullary sponge kidney. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Jun;37(6):1140-3. Abstract

Maw AM, Megibow AJ, Grasso M, et al. Diagnosis of medullary sponge kidney by computed tomographic urography. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007 Jul;50(1):146-50. Abstract

Reference articles

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17. Parks JH, Coe FL, Strauss AL. Calcium nephrolithiasis and medullary sponge kidney in women. N Engl J Med. 1982 May 6;306(18):1088-91. Abstract

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20. Ria P, Fabris A, Dalla Gassa A, et al. New non-renal congenital disorders associated with medullary sponge kidney (MSK) support the pathogenic role of GDNF and point to the diagnosis of MSK in recurrent stone formers. Urolithiasis. 2017 Aug;45(4):359-62. Abstract

21. Torregrossa R, Anglani F, Fabris A, et al. Identification of GDNF gene sequence variations in patients with medullary sponge kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jul;5(7):1205-10. Abstract

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29. Yagisawa T, Kobayashi C, Hayashi T, et al. Contributory metabolic factors in the development of nephrolithiasis in patients with medullary sponge kidney. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Jun;37(6):1140-3. Abstract

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34. Gambaro G, Goldfarb DS, Baccaro R, et al. Chronic pain in medullary sponge kidney: a rare and never described clinical presentation. J Nephrol. 2018 Aug;31(4):537-42. Abstract

35. Maw AM, Megibow AJ, Grasso M, et al. Diagnosis of medullary sponge kidney by computed tomographic urography. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007 Jul;50(1):146-50. Abstract

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39. Fabris A, Bernich P, Abaterusso C, et al. Bone disease in medullary sponge kidney and effect of potassium citrate treatment. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Dec;4(12):1974-9. Abstract

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