Medullary nephrocalcinosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Routine follow-up.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Calcifications project over both renal shadows, more easily seen on the right due to PEG tubing overlying the left renal shadow. 

Ultrasound

Dense echogenic shadowing within both renal medulla. 

Case Discussion

This child had an underlying metabolic disorder, which is presumably the cause.

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Case information

rID: 41575
Case created: 8th Dec 2015
Last edited: 13th Jun 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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