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

CT scan done after accident showed paritally visible right renal pelviectasis. What does it mean?

I had a ct scan done due to a car accident and the doctors were verifying that I did not have a broken rib due to pain in lower right rib area. One doctor said that the muscle was torn from rib and then today the workers comp doctor said that the ct scan showed paritallyvisible right renal pelviectasis and to go to my regular doctor. What excatly is that?
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  137
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
hi thanks for your question.

this means that the tubes that collect the urine from your kidney are enlarged. It can be due to a blockage further down the collecting system in your ureter.
Answered: Sun, 6 Jul 2014
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© 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