Renal and pelvic stones

Tiny renal and ureteric stones can be detected using the twinkle artefact

Clinical Info

Hematuria and pain

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Tiny renal and ureteric stones can be detected using the twinkle artefact

Tiny renal stone
Tiny renal stone
Normal looking kidney without dilatation
Normal looking kidney without dilatation
Tiny renal stone
Tiny renal stone
Tiny renal stone
Tiny renal stone

The twinkle artefact also works with tiny non obstructing stones in the ureter

It is not possible to distinguish these tiny stones from the many fleboliths on the conventional X ray


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 43
  • Body part: Kidneys

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System