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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
I have been called by my doctor saying she is refering me to a nephrologist becuase I have severe kidney enlargement and possible duplication of collecting systems. Can you explain to me what this means?
Sounds like you were born with this. This may be a normal variation. What needs to be done, if anything, depends on your prior history of kidney/bladder problems and your current renal function.
Thomas Zipp, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University