Chronic Renal Failure

(Chronic Kidney Disease)

Definition

Chronic renal failure is an deficiency in kidney function. Kidneys clean waste from the blood, which passes out of the body in urine.
Anatomy of the Kidney
Glomerulonephritis
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Causes

Chronic renal failure is often caused by diseases such as:

Risk Factors

Factors that may increase your chance of chronic renal failure include:

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