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How well do kidney stones show in a CT scan without contrast?

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Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience in General Practice
Very Well: Almost all kidney stones show up extremely well on a non-contrasted ct scan. A stone that was composed entirely of protein matrix may not show but the typical calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, and uric acid stones show up very well.
Answered on Jul 17, 2019
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