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How is diagnosis hydronephrosis secondary to staghorn calculi diagnosed?

How is diagnosis hydronephrosis secondary to staghorn calculi diagnosed?

CT scan is best: Kidney ultrasound is not the best modality for diagnosis of staghorn calculus. It is very good in diagnosing hydronephrosis. Most cost effective way, which will give an accurate diagnosis is a plain abdominal X-ray plus kidney ultrasound. ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more


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What does this diagnosis mean? Hydronephrosis secondary to staghorn calculi?

What does this diagnosis mean? Hydronephrosis secondary to staghorn calculi?

Stones : Staghorn calculi refers to large kidney stones filling up a significant portion of the renal collecting system. Hydronephrosis refers to a dilation of the collecting system likely as a result of the stones. You should most definitely seek care by a urologist. ...Read more

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I underwent kub utz and the finding is "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral". Is this finding accurate and definitive?

I underwent kub utz and the finding is "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral". Is this finding accurate and definitive?

Maybe: Did you have a kidney ultrasound, or just a kub ( plain x-ray)? This diagnosis cannot be made by kub alone, but an ultrasound is more definitive. I recommend that you see a nephrologist. ...Read more

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Diagnosis code for hnp lumbar spine ?

Diagnosis code for hnp lumbar spine ?

722.10: In icd-9 which is still the standard it is 722.10. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis code for history of metastatic uterine cancer?

What is the diagnosis code for history of metastatic uterine cancer?

179.0 or 182.0: Those are icd9 codes describing primary cancer in uterus. The specific site of metastatses can be identified by add'l icd9 codes (bone - 198.5, lung -197.0). ...Read more

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What's the cure to my kub ultrasound finding "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral"?

See a Nephrologist: This is a non specific finding that just indicates presence of possible chronic kidney disease (ckd). See a nephrologist who can determine why this happened and suggest a course of treatment. ...Read more

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How accurate is the pregnancy state incidental icd v22.2 code?

How accurate is the pregnancy state incidental icd v22.2 code?

You tell us: Only you and your doctor know if you are pregnant. How can we possibly comment on this unimportant code? ...Read more

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What's the cure to the kub ultrasound finding which reads "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral"?

What's the cure to the kub ultrasound finding which reads "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral"?

Renal parenchymal dz: Renal parenchymal disease is a phrase usually listed in reports from imaging studies, it is an imaging finding. If you truly have an imaging abnormality it does imply having chronic kidney disease (ckd). With only the phrase renal parenchymal disease, we can't guess on what stage of ckd a person has or the cause of the damage. You need to know what the cause of the abnormality is to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis code for open venous stasis ulcers?

What is the diagnosis code for open venous stasis ulcers?

Coding: Not sure why codes are important to you. There are a group of codes that describe venous hypertension, with and without inflammation, and with and without ulceration. There are another set of codes that describe ulcerations and these vary depending on the location along the lower extremity that they are found. ...Read more

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Age2- Renal US: kidney without interval growth. Hx: duplex kidney, pylonephritis, ureteral stump infection- sx corrected

Age2- Renal US: kidney without interval growth. Hx: duplex kidney, pylonephritis, ureteral stump infection- sx corrected <age1, what can this mean?

Urological problems: Anatomical malformations of the kidneys and urinary tract are common causes of infections. When the kidneys themselves get infected, it's called pyelonephritis, a dangerous and urgent problem which needs antibiotics and close follow up. Your child needs to see a urologist. ...Read more

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What is the diagnistic code for acute conjuctivitis?

What is the diagnistic code for acute conjuctivitis?

Acute conjunctivitis: ICD-9 diagnostic code for acute conjunctivitis is 372.00 and ICD-10 code is H10. ...Read more

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Is kub utz finding "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral" a death sentence for me now?

Is kub utz finding "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral" a death sentence for me now?

Renal Echogenicity: The findings on your films are interpreted by a radiologist. They can suggest kidney disease and cannot diagnose its extent. You should see a nephrologist and have a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance (cc) and protein and have some blood taken when you return the urine. That will give you a precise picture of what your kidney function is. Interpretations are subjective, a cc is objective. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis code for sacral dimple?

What is the diagnosis code for sacral dimple?

685.1: 685.1 is what is used but that is also used for a pilnidal sinus which is different. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis code for left-sided paresthesias?

Diagnosis code: The diagnosis code depends on the the most specific underlying cause or i.e. Diagnosis. If you cannot determine a cause, then 'sensory disturbance' as a more general cause can be used. ...Read more

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Can preimplantation genetic diagnosis testing work on diagnosising ataxia telangiectasia?

Can preimplantation genetic diagnosis testing work on diagnosising ataxia telangiectasia?

Perhaps: It is a genetic disorder with the parents acting as carriers. Atcp.Org might be a good starting place to investigate genetic counseling prior to conception and try to evaluate your risk. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Schneider
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more


Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Nephrolithiasis (Definition)

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