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Keratosis Pilaris
Detailed information on keratosis pilaris, including treatment
Kidney Cancer
Detailed information on renal cell cancer, the most common type of kidney cancer, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment
Kidney Disorders
Detailed information on kidney disorders
Kidney Failure
Kidney failure occurs when damage results in loss of normal kidney function. It may also be called end stage renal disease (ESRD).
Kidney Stones
A kidney stone is a hard, pebble-like deposit that forms in the kidney. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Some are as big as golf balls. A stone may be smooth, irregular in shape, or jagged. Most are yellow or brown in color. There are different types of kidney stones.
Kidney Transplantation
Detailed information on kidney transplantation
Knee Pain and Problems
Common knee problems include sprains, strains, torn cartilage, and arthritis.
Knee Replacement Surgery
When a knee is severely damaged by disease or injury, an artificial knee replacement may be considered.
Knowing When to Seek Treatment
Families, spouses, or friends are often the first to suspect that their loved one is challenged by feelings, behaviors, and/or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad.
Kyphosis
A spine affected by kyphosis has a forward curvature of the back bones (vertebrae) in the upper back area, giving an abnormally rounded or "humpback" appearance.

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