What is Phlebolith?

A phlebolith is a small local calcification within a vein. These are very common in the veins of the lower part of the pelvis and generally they are not harmful. Sometimes it looks like the kidney stones and create difficulty to differentiate. Phleboliths in the pelvic region are more common in females.

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Vein stones were seen in today's x-ray after lithotripsy of left kidney (lithotripsy took place 2 weeks ago). The original problem started with a...

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Vein stones has no clinical consequence.

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Stones in the veins XXXXXXX...

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I have been having issues with a recurrent UTI that started in October (see previous posts from October). This UTI took a few different meds to...

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Possibilities in X ray are detailed below

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I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh, age 45. I was diagnosed with stones in both kidneys. I had undergone a ESWL procedure for my right kidney. But now the...

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You have undergone ESWL for Rt renal calculus and is having severe pain in abdomen .

Your pain is due to residual...

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