Staghorn calculi

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

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Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

X-ray KUB

Modality: X-ray

Bilateral large intra-renal staghorn calculi are noted. 

CT KUB

Modality: CT

Staghorn calculi extending into several renal calyces demonstrated bilaterally.  The right renal pelvis is distended by calculus, measuring 2.1cm. There is chronic right renal obstruction with megacalcyx and near complete parenchymal atrophy, with thin rind of residual parenchyma at the lower pole. The ureters appear normal with no evidence of ureteric calculi. Hyperdense foci within the dependant portion of the gallbladder fundus consistent with small calculi. The remainder of the visualised abdominal viscera appear normal. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of large staghorn calculi. 

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Case Information

rID: 21309
Case created: 15th Jan 2013
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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