Wednesday 2B Teaching
What is the term used to describe this type of calculus?
To what animal part is the appearance of the kidney likened to?
A bear's paw (the dilated cystic spaces around the dilated pelvis, mimics the black pads seen on the paw of a bear).
CT demonstrates enlargement of the right kidney with multiple large renal calculi and rounded low density regions associated with the calculus. The left kidney is markedly atrophic.