Complicated calyceal diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy


Right flank pain for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 38 years
Gender: Female

Abdominal X-Ray showing ; multiple radio-opaque shadows (stones) overlying right upper quadrant.

The rest of abdominal X-Ray are unremarkable.  


Small right renal cystic lesion with posterior dependent calculi within. This would suggest this lesion being a calyceal diverticulum.

Case Discussion

Patient presented by right flank pain and she did abdominal X-Ray that showed multiple radio-opaque stones overlying right kidney and confirmed by US as calyceal diverticulum. 

A calyceal diverticulum complicated by dependent calculi appear echogenic on ultrasound with an acoustic shadow. 

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Case information

rID: 52769
Case created: 20th Apr 2017
Last edited: 29th May 2017
System: Urogenital
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