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Tag: Kidney

Short story of a complex renal cyst

We have previously discussed about distinguishing between autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD). Chronic kidney disease (particularly dialysis-requiring) is frequently associated with the development of […]

A curious case of a large renal cyst

Here is an image of the right kidney obtained from an end-stage kidney disease patient. At first glance, it appears as expected: thin parenchyma, prominent peri-renal fat as you would […]

Renal allograft and ascites

While evaluating a transplanted kidney, we should pay particular attention to the surgical anatomy, presence of ureteral stent, and perinephric collections in addition to ruling out hydronephrosis. Below are examples […]

Renal infarction

These images were obtained from a patient with no known co-morbidities, who presented with acute right flank pain. There was no history of fever, hematuria, or other symptoms suggestive of […]

Multiple cysts in the kidneys

We have previously talked about autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). It is important to distinguish it from acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD), seen in patients with chronic kidney disease. […]

Prominent renal vascular calcifications

These kidney ultrasound images were obtained from a patient with end-stage kidney disease likely secondary to diabetic nephropathy and hypertensive nephrosclerosis. The patient also had cirrhosis and you can see […]

Point of Care Renal Ultrasound in AKI: Webinar

Thanks to ultrasound interest group from the National University Hospital of Colombia and the National University for the opportunity. This webinar covers the role of kidney ultrasound in AKI: 1. […]

An uncommon cause of bilateral hydronephrosis

A middle-aged gentleman was seen for elevated serum creatinine. He had a history of recurrent urinary tract infections, urinary urgency, and microscopic hematuria for about 2 years. Kidney ultrasound demonstrated […]