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What is thinning of the kidneys

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Are there associated symptoms?  If so it could mean something, but specifically, there "apparently" isn't enough information on this issue at the present.

Many kidney problem can cause kidney shrinkage,Kidney shrinkage can be caused by different things. Typically some type of advanced kidney disease accompanies shrunken kidneys, a condition that may result in kidney failure and can ultimately require dialysis. The problem may also be caused by congenital deformities, in which case diagnosis is often made when the patient is still very young. 

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