Kidneys

Lucien Rizzo MS IV,
Allison White PA,
Alexander Perepletchikov MD
Ashley Davidoff MD

The (name of structure?is a (cell tissue organ system vessel duct?) that is part of the (which system?) system.   

The component parts include (major parts?).  It is surrounded by (capsule protection. or support)?. 

It is characterized by its (most unique structural or functional characteristic).

It is connected to the (links and connections?).  

Structural features include its (1-3 structural features).

Functional characteristics include (1-3 functional features).

Common diseases include (1-3 diseases).

Clinical history, examination and (tool/) are key first steps in the diagnostic workup.  Other commonly used tools include (tools used).

Treatment depends on the cause but includes both medical and surgical options.