Staghorn calculus

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Haematuria. Left flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 36
Gender: Female

Complete left staghorn calculus.

No other renal tract stones.

No other significant abnormality.

Case Discussion

The ultimate form of renal stone disease.

Classic appearances of a staghorn calculus - look how dense these stones are on bone windows.

These are typically treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

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Case information

rID: 43288
Published: 19th Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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