This page contains a mix of normal,
healthy kidneys and severely damaged, diseased kidneys. The diseased kidneys
could result in the need for a transplant.
The above picture is of a normal, healthy
The above picture is of a kidney with a pale The above picture shows
yellow abscess, signaling an infection.
micro abscesses, signaling a bacterial infection.
This picture shows a more common infection This picture
shows a mass-like lesion This
pictures shows a kidney covered
that shows the same yellowish abscesses as from
a long standing renal infection.
with cysts due to renal failure. These cysts
in the top, right picture. are usually present at birth, but they would not
start affecting you until adult life.