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Chronic renal insufficiency and renal calculi

Author: Michele Anzidei, Dept of Radiological Sciences “Sapienza”, University of Rome, Italy
Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 59-year-old, mentally impaired woman was referred to the radiology department with chronic renal failure.
  • Her medical history included recurrent episodes of unexplained fever, flank pain and lower back pain, occurring for the past 10 years.
  • Abdominal ultrasonography suggested the presence of renal calculi.
  • Unenhanced CT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed.