Value of prone CT in renal colic evaluation

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Acute right loin pain and haematuria

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
CT

CT KUB (prone)

The stone must still be in the ureteric orifice since if it was free in the lumen it would sink to the most dependent part of the bladder ie the anterior wall as the patient was scanned prone.  

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Case information

rID: 20302
Case created: 11th Nov 2012
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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