Arcuate arteries mimicking nephrocalcinosis

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


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Patient Data

Age: 40-45
Gender: Female

Linear echogenic structures are identified along the corticomedullary junction (base of medullary pyramids) on both sides. A fine lumen can be identified within each of these structures.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of arcuate arteries, identified by their location and morphology. These should not be mistaken for nephrocalcinosis or stones.

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Case information

rID: 23353
Published: 8th Jun 2013
Last edited: 25th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
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