Pathologies of the Kidneys

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Which kidney disease is congenital?

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1. _____ is when the kidney is distended or stretched out.

2. Where exactly is inflammation occurring in pyelonephritis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Work through the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about kidney disease terminology. The name for kidney stones and an alternate name for nephroptosis are some of the words you'll need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials are useful in checking your knowledge of:

  • Term for kidney stones
  • Term for when the kidney is distended or stretched out
  • Type of kidney disease that is congenital
  • Another name for nephroptosis
  • Where inflammation occurs in pyelonephritis

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained to remember the medical term for kidney stones
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on pathologies of the kidney and associated terminology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the location of inflammation in pyelonephritis and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson named Pathologies of the Kidneys to cover more about these diseases. Objectives you can cover include:

  • Identify the types of kidney diseases
  • Review the makeup of the kidneys
  • Determine what a Wilms tumor is
  • Explain what ARF stands for
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