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Tag: Kidney

Renal angiomyolipoma

Here is a nice example of solitary renal angiomyolipoma (AML). Well-circumscribed hyperechoic lesion in the right kidney with echotexture similar to that of adjacent sinus fat. As discussed before, ultrasound […]

Parapelvic Cyst

A patient with a history of chronic kidney disease and nephrolithiasis is seen in the clinic for follow up. Last available serum creatinine is relatively stable compared to baseline. Resident […]

Pelvic Kidney

A middle-aged patient was seen in the nephrology clinic for evaluation of chronic kidney disease. No prior imaging was available. Patient was asymptomatic and there was no significant renal-related history […]

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. […]

Renal milk of calcium cysts

Renal milk of calcium refers to the viscous colloidal suspension of calcium salts found either within a calyceal diverticulum or within a simple renal cyst. Unlike stones, milk of calcium […]

Post-biopsy bleeding

Compared with biopsy of other sites, native renal biopsy has the greatest risk of post-procedure hemorrhage (1.2%). However, the incidence of major bleeding and death due to bleeding is very […]

Ultrasound signs of urolithiasis

Although sonography is less sensitive than CT for detecting kidney stones, it is the preferred initial imaging modality as there is no risk of radiation, is reproducible, inexpensive, and the […]