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Renal Fascia

  • dense irregular connective tissue

  • anchors to structures & abdominal cavity

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The correct answer to this question is A. The labeled section is called the renal capsule. This layer is tough and it surrounds the kidney. The renal capsule is covered in fat, which is called the adipose capsule of the kidney. It is made of fibres, elastin, and collagen.

The purpose of the renal capsule is to provide support for the kidney mass and protect the kidney from any injuries. In most people the capsule is a reddish, purple color. This color can be seen as translucent and smooth. As one increases in age, so does the amount of fibres found in the capsule.

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The pigment comes from the urea, which has the task of converting waste into liquid form or urine. The urine when healthy is colourless or light yellow, provided enough water has been drunk. Berries and other foods may cause a colour change, but otherwise a dark colour suggests that all in the liver and kidneys is not well and a doctor's appointment is required.

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Renal artery- segmental arteries- interlobar arteries- interlobular arteries- acuate arteries-afferent arterioles- glomerulus- efferent arterioles

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Blunt percussion is used for assessing pain and tenderness in the gallbladder, liver, and kidneys. Blunt percussion is used as a quick screening for inflammation or damage to the kidney. Blunt percussion over the liver elicits pain usually indicates industry.

Blunt percussion is used to detect tenderness over organs: costovertebral angle CVA tenderness, or Murphy’s punch sign. It is a medical test in which pain is elicited by the percussion of the region of the back overlying the kidney.

The test is reliable in people with an infection around or in the kidney is directly anterior to this area, known as costovertebral angle, tapping disturbs the inflamed tissue, causing pain.

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Did you mean A&B instead of A&C? I'm just saying...

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Yeah some of these aren't fluids.

water is the only fluid out of the options

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3 types of urine formation:

1.> Glomerular filtration

2.> Reabsorption

3.> And secretion

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The answer to this question is the letter B. Extended Midclavicular line. Take note that this line is an imaginary line so you can take a look at your body and not see this particular line. It is, however, the line that can be found from your trunk to the mid-portion of your clavicle.

This is normally used to describe the location of the different cardiac phenomena that may have occurred. This is the area that will be checked to assess the current condition of the renal arteries for the presence of bruits. This is also the area that is normally checked to find the point of maximum impulse.

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