From the case: Renal tubular ectasia

IVP - 10 minute zoom of left kidney #2
Modality: Fluoroscopy (IVP - 10 minute zoom of left kidney #2)

- “ The appearance is compatible with renal tubular ectasia. This "paintbrush" appearance overlaps with medullary sponge kidney, and the difference be...”

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  • Renal tubular ectasia - “ Renal tubular ectasia is an incidental finding that is seen more commonly on intravenous pyelography (IVP), but which can also occasionally be see...”
  • Paintbrush appearance - “ A paintbrush appearance describes the streaky appearances of dilated contrast filled tubules within the renal medulla on IVP or CT-IVU. This appea...”

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