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KUB ultrasound showed kidney with cortical thickness, slight increase in parenchymal echogenicity. Interpretation?

need interpre.tation of KUB ultrasound . right kidney: 9.2 x 3.9 cm with a cortical thickness of 1.1 cm. left kidney: 10.9 x 4.8 cm with a cortical thickness of 1.2 cm. there is a slight increase in parenchymal echogenisity, bilaterally. no demonstrable mass, lithiasis or caliectasis. normal sized kidneys with mild diffuse parenchymal changes. consider beginning medical renal disease .
Asked On : Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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Nephrologist 's  Response
the ultrasound suggests kidney disease,most likely chronic in nature.
rest of the reports have to be made available before a comprehansive diagnosis can be made
Answered: Thu, 25 Jul 2013
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Nephrologist Dr. Aditya Bhabhe's  Response
Thanks for the query.
The Ultrasound result suggests kidney disease.
You need to do blood tests like urea, creatinine and a urine analysis.
These will tell us the extent of kidney damage.

You also should see a nephrologist who can examine you and ascertain the cause of kidney disease by doing further tests and prescribe appropriate treatment.

Hope this helps
Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Siddiq Ullah Shah's  Response
your ultra sound report showing early Renal Pirenchymal disease(RPD)....
IT has many causes like diabetes,auto immune etc so need further evaluation....
wish you good health..
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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