March 2015

There is a large mass in continuation with the right kidney

Clinical Info

Patient has a large palpable mass in the right flank and fever.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

There is a large mass in continuation with the right kidney

There is a large mass in continuation with the right kidney
There is a large mass in continuation with the right kidney
Longitudinal image of the right kidney with the large mass
Longitudinal image of the right kidney with the large mass
Another longitudinal image of the right kidney with the large mass
Another longitudinal image of the right kidney with the large mass
Transverse image of the mass and right kidney
Transverse image of the mass and right kidney
Another transverse image
Another transverse image
The mass extends well beyond the right kidney
The mass extends well beyond the right kidney
A great part of the mass is fairly homogeneous and does not show any vascularity
A great part of the mass is fairly homogeneous and does not show any vascularity
CT scan
CT scan after drainage

Conclusion

The large mas proved to be a very large retroperitoneal abscess. After evacuation of 2,5 litres of pus the patient recovered well


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 60

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System