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Staghorn calculus

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Branching calcific densities conform to the left renal calyces, resembling the horns of a deer.


Staghorn calculus in the left kidney with marked posterior acoustic shadowing.

Case Discussion

Staghorn calculus in a 50 year old woman. 

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Case information

rID: 9733
Published: 17th May 2010
Last edited: 14th Apr 2020
System: Urogenital
Tag: kidney
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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