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Kidney with dysplasia

View full-sized image Drawing of a kidney with dysplasia. The dysplastic kidney appears as a cluster of different-sized cysts.
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Drawing of a kidney with dysplasia. The dysplastic kidney appears as a cluster of different-sized cysts.

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Drawing of a kidney with dysplasia. The dysplastic kidney appears as a cluster of different-sized cysts.

Caption

In kidney dysplasia, the tubules fail to branch out, and urine has nowhere to go. The urine collects inside the kidney and forms cysts.

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