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n. pl. per·i·neph·ri·a (-rē-ə)
The connective and fatty tissue surrounding a kidney.

[New Latin, from Greek perinephros, fat around the kidneys : peri-, peri- + nephros, kidney.]

per′i·neph′ral (-nĕf′rəl), per′i·neph′ri·al (-rē-əl), per′i·neph′ric (-rĭk) adj.
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a. perinefrítico-a, rel. a o cercano al riñón.
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adj perirrenal
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Fragments thought to be related to the tube were seen in the CT imaging on the perirenal fat.
Radical open surgery excising perirenal fat, regional lymph nodes and if necessary adjacent organs (spleen, tail of pancreas and kidney) is often required to achieve clear resection margins.7
There were nine PN-related complications, namely, perirenal hematoma (n=5), hematuria (n=3), and perirenal abscess formation (n=1).
Perirenal hematoma after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is an unusual but underdiagnosed complication.
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It is characterized by a cystic dilatation of the peripeLvic (intrarenaL) and/or perirenal lymphatic ducts due to a miscommunication between the renal - perirenal lymphatic ducts and the retroperitoneal lymphatic trunks.
Wunderlich syndrome (WS) is a very uncommon (frequency not known) cause of flank pain wherein spontaneous bleeding occurs into the subcapsular and perirenal spaces of the kidney (1).
The weight of kidney as well as abdominal fat, perirenal fat, and periepididymal fat was separately measured after the mouse was sacrificed.
The tumor was limited to mid pole of the right kidney without renal capsule or perirenal fat, so right radical nephrectomy with regional lymphadenectomy was done for him (Figure 4).
A 44-year-old male with type 2 diabetes mellitus presents to the hospital surgery center for admission to have a perirenal abscess percutaneously drained by the urologist.
The Balthazar classification, perirenal space findings, and fascia findings are important among these evaluations.
Rupture of the urinary tract, associated with urine extravasation into the perirenal or retroperitoneal spaces is a rare condition, usually associated with the obstruction of the urinary system.