Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Abdominal distension. Obstruction? Known renal patient.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Extensive bilateral nephrocalcinosis.

Clips in the left iliac fossa consistent with a transplant kidney.

Case Discussion

A very pronounced example of nephrocalcinosis. The shape and detail of the native kidneys is almost a like a jelly mold of calcium.

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Case information

rID: 45927
Published: 14th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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