Medullary nephrocalcinosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Microscopic hematuria workup.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Clusters of calcification around the corticomedullary junction of both kidneys are observed. Multiple non-enhanced simple cortical cysts also are seen at kidneys, less than 20mm in diameter. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of renal medullary nephrocalcinosis which is the commonest form of nephrocalcinosis and refers to the deposition of calcium salts in the medulla of the kidney. 

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Case information

rID: 61046
Published: 15th Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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