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- adj. Around the kidney.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as perinephrial.
“He is status post treatment for sepsis and perinephric abscess with renal failure on the basis of acute tubular necrosis from sepsis.”
The kidney may also be misplaced as an acquired condition; in these cases the kidney is mobile in the tissues by which it is surrounded, moving with the capsule in the perinephric tissues.
The diaphragm separates the kidney from the pleura, which dips down to form the phrenicocostal sinus, but frequently the muscular fibers of the diaphragm are defective or absent over a triangular area immediately above the lateral lumbocostal arch, and when this is the case the perinephric areolar tissue is in contact with the diaphragmatic pleura.
The perinephric plexus is drained directly into the upper lateral aortic glands.
The Lymphatic Vessels of the Kidney form three plexuses: one in the substance of the kidney, a second beneath its fibrous capsule, and a third in the perinephric fat; the second and third communicate freely with each other.
The operation may be a very difficult one, owing to the adhesions and thickening of all the perinephric tissues, or to the small size or remote location of the stone.
Growth curves (A), fat (subcutaneous, epididymal and perinephric) weights (B), oxygen consumption (C), and respiratory quotient (D) of C57B6 mice fed for 8 weeks with varying E/N ratios due to KAA fortification (mean+/− SEM, n = 9 for each group).