ISSN 2398-2969      

Kidney: renal hypoplasia


Phil Nicholls


  • Cause: failure or partial failure of metanephros to generate nephrons.
  • Signs: nephrons and collecting system present are normally developed.
  • Breed-related incidence - particularly Bedlington Terrier Bedlington Terrier.
  • Treatment: none.
  • Prognosis: poor long-term.


This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to start a free trial to access all Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds and videos, or Login

Further Reading


Refereed papers

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!


To show you are not a Bot please can you enter the number showing adjacent to this field

 Security code