Medullary nephrocalcinosis

Case contributed by Dr Wael Nemattalla
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Medullary nephrocalcinosis

Case Discussion

Note typical configuration of pyramids which is equivalent to echogenic pyramids by ultrasound. Hyperparathyroidism, medullary sponge kidney and renal tubular acidosis are common causes for such type of medullary nephrocalcinosis.

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Case information

rID: 7499
Case created: 4th Nov 2009
Last edited: 16th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
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