Tag Archives: Kidney

Wilms tumour and associated syndromes

Wilms tumour Also known as nephroblastoma. Wilms tumour is the most common primary renal tumour in children. Usually wilms tumour is a solitary,well circumscribed lesion,but 10% is bilateral or multicentric. Triphasic combination of epithelial,stromal and blastemal elements. 5% show anaplasia …

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DCT and K+ Secretion

In distal tubule of the Kidney: K+ is secreted primarily¬† in response to Na+ reabsorption. So when amount of Na+ reaching distal tubule is less, less amount of K+ will be secreted. In metabolic acidosis,¬† H+ is excess and it …

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