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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About Blog Go ad-free. Staghorn nephrolithiasis Staghorn calculi Coral calculus Coral calculi Struvite calculi Staghorn renal calculi Struvite renal calculi Staghorn type calculi. CT urography, an atlas.

The majority of staghorn calculi are symptomatic, presenting with fever, haematuria, flank pain and potentially septicaemia and abscess formation. Log in Sign up. Calcuol or Alternate Spellings: Thank you for updating your details. When viewed on bone windows they have a laminated appearance, due to alternating bands of magnesium ammonium phosphate and calcium phosphate 5.

Case 3 Case 3. Case 5 Case 5. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. 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.

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Abnormal calcifications calcilo the urinary tract. Uric acid and cystine are the underlying components of a minority of these calculi 5. Classic signs in uroradiology. There is usually little differential, provided intravenous contrast has not been administered. For a general discussion of renal calculi please refer to nephrolithiasis. Case 11 Case Staghorn calculi are radiopaque and conform to the renal pelvis and calyces, which are often to some degree dilated.

Edit article Share article View revision coralifkrme. Radiographics full text – doi: In the latter situation, the opaque collecting system may be attributed to contrast rather than the calculus, especially when staghorn calculi are bilateral.

If left untreated, staghorn calculi result in chronic infection and eventually may progress to xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis 5. Case 7 Case 7.

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Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Staghorn calculi are composed rennal 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. Case 8 Case 8. Case 4 Case 4. Unable to process the form. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.

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Case 10 Case Case 9 Case 9. Urease hydrolyses urea to ammonium with an increase in the urinary pH To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions. Cqlculo collecting system is filled with a densely calcified mass, producing marked posterior acoustic shadowing. Check for errors and try again. Case 2 Case 2.

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Lamination within the stone is common. Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon. Proteus, Klebsiella, Pseudomonas and Enterobacter.