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Enlarged Pelvis calyces - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My Kids Left Kidney is showing as moderate pelvi calyceal dilation. Is it curable?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr AAAAAAA
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   Good Evening
User :   My Kids Left Kidney is showing as moderate pelvi calyceal dilation. Is it curable?
User :   he is 11 days old now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Previously it was showing as Diplastic Left Kidney.. during 24th week of pregnancy.. now after 11 dyays after birth its showing as moderate pelvi calyceal dilation.
User :   Is it curable?
Doctor :   Can you give me a detailed report of the pelvic calcyeal dilatation ?
Doctor :   How much is the dilatation ?
User :   just amin
User :   the kidney was measuring 4.0 x 2.0 cms
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the scan further said ceufair vitals
Doctor :   Ok
User :   size of dilation: mod hn postnatally reconfirmed
User :   thats all the report says
Doctor :   Could you elaborate on "ceufair vitals" ?
User :   its 3 sides NP(in a small diagram) and 4th side is marked as th
Doctor :   Ok. Could you scan and send across a mail to to me to help you better ?
User :   The only other info in the report is Impression: Right Kidney: Normal, Left Kidney: Moderate hYDRONEPHROSIS+
Doctor :   How are the baby's RFT (Renal Function Tests)
Doctor :   1.Serum Creatinine ?
User :   Any ref to be written?retroperitoneum?
Doctor :   2. Serum Uric Acid
Doctor :   3. Serum Urea ?
User :   all other things like liver, gal bladder, spleen, uterus, urniary bladdre all are fine
User :   bladder volume is 5ml
User :   the report only highlights the Left kidney
Doctor :   You can put your name and the baby's name and address it on my name Dr AAAAAAA and send a mail across to
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How does the baby's blood tests show ?
User :   ok.. I will scan it and send by tomorrow afternoon.. any other checks?
Doctor :   Let me give you a few suggestions on this.
User :   Doc did all routine checks and told except ofr left kidney all is perfect
User :   ok.. please give me
Doctor :   1. For next three months a Series of Ultrsound scans have to be done to se the status of the Pelvic Calcyes and see its development.
Doctor :   2. A pediatric Nephrologist and A Nesonatologist are to advise you on this.
Doctor :   3. The normal Pelvic Calcyes would be 2-4 mm in width.
User :   Thats cool.. ok.. in general is this curable..
Doctor :   4.A slight enlargement(4-6mm) can be cured over a period of time and many things get cured as the baby progresses.
Doctor :   5. Above 8mm is regarded as Highly distended Pelvic Calcyes and has to be repaired surgically.
Doctor :   Hope you have followed.
User :   Yea.. understood
User :   I will check with the doctor abut the enlargement
User :   size
User :   Thank You very much doctor.. I will send the report to you in mail
Doctor :   I would like to add one more thing.
User :   Yes please
Doctor :   That as the baby's two Kidneys are in normal size I would say that there is no major Congenital Anomaly like Polycystic Kidney or Agenesis and should not be a major reason for worry.
Doctor :   But I would suggest you to take a Super Specialist Opinion from Dr AAAAAAA Rja , Mumbai , Nephrologist of vast experience.
Doctor :   Please go to the following URL for his help.
User :   OK..Thank You very much.. so this also means that the original 24th week of pregnancy symPTom of displastic kidney is solved?
User :   Ok.. Thnak you for that link too.. will check that also
Doctor :   No. I am not giving a comment on Dysplastic , I Have not seen that part of the report .
User :   oh ok..
Doctor :   We can comment on that only if we see the whole reports.
Doctor :   Please post your question to Mr AAAAAAA XXXXXXXX and also send a mail across to me.
User :   I will send the scan reports to you... thank you very much for your time..
User :   ok.. I will
Doctor :   Lets take it forward from threr and we will get back to you in 24 hrs.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me, Take care, Bye for now.
User :   Bye Doctor.. Thank You
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