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Mar 14, 2019 - World Kidney Day

 
KIDNEY DISEASES - DR. MAMMAN M JOHN, NEPHROLOGIST
 

Kidney - Anatomy and Functions

Kidneys are two small bean shaped organs, each about the size of the fist, located on either side of the spine just above the waist at the small of the back. It is a part of the urinary system. Each kidney is about 10cm long, 5-6cm wide, 2.5cm thick and weighs between 115 to 170g in the adult human. The right kidney is situated slightly lower than the left because the liver pushes it down. read..

 

Kidney diseases