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A healthy kidney and a polycystic kidney

View full-sized image Diagram of two kidneys. The healthy kidney on the lower right is smooth. The polycystic kidney on the upper left has many fluid-filled sacs on the surface. Labels point to the ureter and cysts on the polycystic kidney.
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Diagram of two kidneys. The healthy kidney on the lower right is smooth. The polycystic kidney on the upper left has many fluid-filled sacs on the surface. Labels point to the ureter and cysts on the polycystic kidney.

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Diagram of two kidneys. The healthy kidney on the lower right is smooth. The polycystic kidney on the upper left has many fluid-filled sacs on the surface. Labels point to the ureter and cysts on the polycystic kidney.

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The polycystic kidney roughly retains the same shape as the healthy kidney.

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polycystic kidney ureter cysts
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