Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
199 Doctors are Online

What does bilateral pelvicalyceal dilatation mean ?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by
Practicing since : 2001
Answered : 9663 Questions
bilateral pelvicalyceal delatation? age 73 female 153 lbs good health
Posted Sun, 6 May 2012 in Kidney Conditions
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 11 minutes later
Thanks for writing to us.
Bilateral pelvicalyceal dilatation in kidneys means there is some urinary tract outflow obstruction most likely pressing on the bladder or lower down on the urethra.
Common causes include pelvic masses, uterine fibroids, bladder outlet obstruction, urethral calculus, bilateral ureteric calculi, nephritis, chronic constipation, etc.
All the causes need to be ruled out after proper investigations under your physician's guidance.
Renal function also needs to be monitored to see its affect on the kidneys.
I hope my answer and recommendations are adequate and helpful. Waiting for your further follow up queries if any.
Wishing you good health.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Nephrologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor