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Submission + - Kidneys sometimes removed unnecessarily due to misdiagnosis of genetic disorder (blogspot.com)

blogginga2z writes: "Thousands of individuals have had kidneys removed unnecessarily because doctors misdiagnosed their disease. A new, international study published in The Lancet indicates that approximately one of every five individuals with kidney tumors common in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a genetic disorder, has had a kidney removed....http://sciencerelief.blogspot.com/2013/01/kidneys-sometimes-removed-unnecessarily.html"
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Kidneys sometimes removed unnecessarily due to misdiagnosis of genetic disorder

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