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Fetal Echogenic Kidney
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
In 20w us fetus had echogenic bowel and kidney dilating slower than other.ds chance s 1:100000.no CF or infection.baby is normal?preg time bcms scary.
20w pregnant, fetal ultrasound was normal except for: bilateral hydro.Enlarged rt kidney with echogenic cortex and perirenal fluid. Idea on diagnosis?
See a specialist: You need to see a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist. This will need to be followed to see if it's worsening. It sounds like a ureteral obstruction, which is more common in male fetuses. ...Read more
20 weeks sonogram shows echogenic foci in 4 chamber heart and cystic areas seen bilaterally in fetal kidney measuring 3mm. Tested neg for ds, worried?
Not likely: Your doctor is the best one to ask since he or she has all the details. An echogenic intracardiac foci is basically a variation of normal if your genetic blood testing was normal and there are no other abnormalities were seen. There is not enough detail to comment of the kidney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound: The term describes the sonographic characteristics of the kidney tissue. When the cortical echogenicity is increased the kidney looks brighter. This is a finding usually associated with various chronic renal parenchymal disease. When decreased can represent swelling from acute infection or renal vein obstruction. ...Read more
I had an ultrasound 2 days ago and they found an echogenic area on my right kidney. What could this indicate?
Cyst: This probably represents a cyst in your kidney ...Read more
My ultraviolet scan results showed that my kidneys are healthy but shows signs of echogenicity..do i hav alport syndrome..thank you.
Alport syndrome: is best diagnosed with urinalysis which shows proteinuria. You can have a normal ultrasound and still have Alport's. "Echogenicity" can be caused by many things such as kidney stones, chronic renal disease, and even normal structures such as blood vessels and normal fat. We would need to see the actual ultrasound images or review the report to know more specifically. ...Read more
Ulltrasound shows 3mm echogenic non-shadowing focus in the right kidney. What does this mean and do I need further testing? Thank you
The vast: majority of these types of findings are of little or no concern. However, the ultrasound appearance is not specific, and you may need an additional test such as CT to confirm it. Tal to your doctor about th results. ...Read more
Is this an urgent matter?There is a 13 mm shadowing echogenic focus in the lower pole of the left kidney,
consistent with a calculus.
Non-urgent, but...: An intentional or incidental finding of a 13-mm stone at lower pole of left kidney needs no urgent care, but it is good idea to be evaluated so to decide what could be the reasonable course of care at reasonable time in reasonable way for this stone. To figure all the related things for good care correctly, follow instructions in https://ebettercare.com/feel-become-sick/. All the best to health... ...Read more
In my usg the impression says: echogenic focus in the mid cortal area of left kidney. The kidney measures108.4*53.0mm. What does this mean ?
Nonspecific: The kidney measurement is relatively normal and is essentially just given for reference. The echogenic focus is somewhat nonspecific and could be many things (angiomyolipoma is one that quickly comes to mind). Without seeing the images or knowing if you've had other imaging, it's hard to give much more information. ...Read more
Kidney ultrasound show increased cortical echogenicity (right >left) with mild loss of corticomedullary differantiation. Advice: kft correlation.Mean?
I am diagnose with tiny 2.6 mm echogenic concretion in right kidney midpole region , tiny 2mm echogenic concretion in left kidney lower pole region, p?
Likely kidney stones: The findings you describe are commonly seen with kidney stones. Occasionally, the same findings can be from a calcium in a vessel or within the tissue of the kidney. As long as they stay where they are, you shouldn't worry. You could have your urine tested to see if there is a reason why you have stones. If you get onset of severe pain radiation along your side, tell you doctor about stones. ...Read more
The left kidney shows 0.3cm echogenic focus with faint shadowing in lower calyx. What does it mean? Thanks
Kidney stone: This is most likely a 3 mm kidney stone. ...Read more
My kidney sonogram shows the parenchymal echogenicity appears slightly hypoechoic unjformly, what is that means?
Renal echogenicity: Renal echogenicity is a sign of scaring or increased density of the kidney and implies underlying medical kidney disease. You should see a Nephrologist (Internest specializing in kidney disease) as soon as possible for a kidney workup. This will include urine and blood tests to ascertain whether you have a medical condition causing this. ...Read more
Hello. I have 7mm echogenic cortical nodule in right kidney what does it mean and how to cure is that any emergency to see specialist?
I'm having pain in my right lower back. I had an ultrasound 2 days ago and they found an echogenic area on my right kidney. What could this indicate?
Need MRI or CT: Further evaluation is needed. This could be benign or malignant. Best study is MRI with contrast, although if lesion more than 2cm in size CT with contrast ( kidney mass protocol) is also useful. If lesion is enhancing ( has blood vessels) then urologist will decide treatment. If not enhancing it is benign. ...Read more
Can a high-protein ketogenic diet cause slightly increased bilateral echogenicity on a kidney ultrasound?
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