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A medullary sponge kidney

View full-sized image Drawing of a medullary sponge kidney. The large part of the kidney appears to be porous, like a sponge.
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Description

Drawing of a medullary sponge kidney. The large part of the kidney appears to be porous, like a sponge.

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Drawing of a medullary sponge kidney. The large part of the kidney appears to be porous, like a sponge.

Caption

In MSK, cysts form in the collecting tubes and keep urine from flowing freely through the kidneys.

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MSK medullary sponge kidney
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