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What Are Radio-opaque Shadows In Kidney?

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Posted on Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Question: 1.What is Multiple radio- opaque are seen on the right renal shadow.
2. Radio - opaque opacity is seen over the right psoas shadow.
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Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Radio-opaque shadows in kidney are generally calculus.

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Radio-opaque shadows in kidney are generally calculus.Multiple radio-opacity in right renal shadow may be multiple right renal calculi.
Other findings like its size and other changes in kidneys like hydronephrosis etc are not mentioned in report.

Radio-opacity over right psoas muscle may be calcified hematoma,healed abscess etc.It is important to know about any previous illness.

Get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Indu Kumar (48 minutes later)
What are the methods through which these can be removed/ eliminated please.
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Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Firstly,findings should be confirmed by CT scan of abdomen.

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Firstly,findings should be confirmed by CT scan of abdomen.
CT scan will also confirm cause of radio-opacity over right psoas muscle.
Proper treatment depend upon findings.

Get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What Are Radio-opaque Shadows In Kidney?

Brief Answer: Radio-opaque shadows in kidney are generally calculus. Detailed Answer: Hello Radio-opaque shadows in kidney are generally calculus.Multiple radio-opacity in right renal shadow may be multiple right renal calculi. Other findings like its size and other changes in kidneys like hydronephrosis etc are not mentioned in report. Radio-opacity over right psoas muscle may be calcified hematoma,healed abscess etc.It is important to know about any previous illness. Get well soon. Hope I have answered your question. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX