What is Hydronephrosis?

It refers to distension and dilation of the renal pelvis and calyxes, usually caused by obstruction of the free flow of urine from the kidney. Untreated, it leads to progressive atrophy of the kidney.

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Gud morning sir! my son did an ulstrasound of kidney nd pelvis the result is right kidney is normal in site nd echogenicity with minimal fullness...

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There is no need to get worried as kidneys are normal in appearance and there is no obstruction to flow of urine. A...

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the liver is mildly echogenic with no hepatic mases are identified the right kidney measures 11.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 the left measures 11.7 x5.3 x5.8 cm...

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USG findings indicate fatty changes in liver. Hepatomegaly may be due to deposition of fat in the liver cells. Increased echotexture suggests...

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my ultra sound results reads as follows; "The right kidney is 12cm in length There is normal corticol thickness and echotexture with no evidence of...

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The kidneys actually consist of what we call 'parenchyma' and 'collecting system'. The parenchyma is the structure which produces the urine while...

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