Staghorn calculus

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Known renal stone disease. For PCNL. Prior cholecystectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Cholecystectomy.

Right staghorn calculus.

No left sided urinary tract stones.

Case Discussion

Classic appearance of a staghorn calculus.

First line treatment is typically percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).

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Case information

rID: 55550
Case created: 13th Sep 2017
Last edited: 13th Sep 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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