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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Staghorn calculi are radiopaque and conform to the renal pelvis and calyces, which are often to some degree dilated. Proteus, Klebsiella, Pseudomonas and Enterobacter.

Case 11 Case Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. The majority of staghorn calculi are symptomatic, presenting with fever, haematuria, flank pain and potentially septicaemia and abscess formation. Check for errors and try again. About Blog Go ad-free.

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Urease hydrolyses urea to ammonium with an increase in the urinary pH If left untreated, staghorn calculi result in chronic infection and eventually may progress to xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis 5. There is usually little differential, provided intravenous corsliforme has not been administered.


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To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. The collecting system is filled with a densely calcified mass, producing marked posterior acoustic shadowing. Log in Sign up.

When viewed on bone windows they have a laminated appearance, due to alternating bands of magnesium ammonium phosphate and calcium phosphate 5. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: In the latter situation, the opaque collecting system may be attributed to contrast rather than the calculus, especially when staghorn calculi are bilateral.

Case 2 Case 2. Radiographics full text – doi: Thank you for updating your details. 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.


Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon. Case 5 Case 5. Case 6 Case 6. For a general discussion of renal calculi please refer to nephrolithiasis. Case 9 Case 9. 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.

Abnormal calcifications in the urinary tract. Lamination within the stone is common. Uric acid and cystine are the underlying components of a minority of these calculi 5. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Articles Cases Courses Quiz.

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