Staghorn calculi, also sometimes called coral calculi, are renal calculi that obtain their characteristic shape by forming a cast of the renal pelvis and calyces, thus. Cálculo renal coraliforme; extraído por lumbotomía. This video may be inappropriate for some users. Sign in to confirm your age. Watch Queue. Queue. Watch QueueQueue. Remove all.
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Classic signs in uroradiology. The vast majority of staghorn calculi are radiopaque and appear as branching calcific densities overlying the renal outline and may mimic an excretory phase intravenous pyelogram. Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon. Thank you for updating your details.
Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. About Blog Go ad-free. The collecting system is filled with a densely calcified mass, producing marked posterior acoustic shadowing. Case 2 Case 2. When viewed calcuko bone windows they have a laminated appearance, due to alternating bands of magnesium ammonium phosphate and calcium phosphate 5.
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Case 5 Case 5. For a general discussion of renal calculi please refer to nephrolithiasis. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see claculo choice questions. Unable to process the form. Staghorn calculi are radiopaque and conform to the renal pelvis and calyces, which are often to some degree dilated.
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Case 9 Case 9. Case 1 Case 1. Case 10 Case If left untreated, staghorn calculi result in chronic infection and eventually may progress to xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis 5. Case 8 Case 8. Uric acid and cystine are the underlying components of a minority of these calculi 5. In the latter situation, the opaque collecting system may be attributed to contrast rather than the calculus, especially when staghorn calculi are bilateral.
Lamination within the stone is common. Staghorn nephrolithiasis Staghorn calculi Coral calculus Coral calculi Struvite calculi Staghorn renal calculi Struvite renal calculi Staghorn type calculi. Case 7 Case 7. There is usually little differential, provided intravenous contrast has not been administered.
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Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Staghorn calculi are composed of struvite chemically this is magnesium ammonium phosphate or MAP and are usually seen in the setting of recurrent urinary tract infection with urease-producing bacteria e.
Urease hydrolyses urea to ammonium with an increase in the urinary pH Case 4 Case 4.
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: The majority of staghorn calculi are symptomatic, presenting with fever, haematuria, flank pain and potentially septicaemia and abscess formation.