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What does calcification outside the urinary system mean? It originally showed as a stone on the KUB.

What does calcification outside the urinary system mean? It originally showed as a stone on the KUB.

Phlebolith: Most likely phleboliths, venous calcifications, hard to differentiate from a kidney stone on an X-Ray. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Kub (Definition)

KUB stands for kidney, ureter, and bladder. It is plain radiograph originally looking for calcifications or stones in kidneys , ureters, and bladder. It is also useful for detecting some bowel abnormalities such as bowel obstruction,free air in abdomen, enlargement of spleen , ...Read more


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What is a kub?

What is a kub?

Short for: Kidneys, ureters, and bladder. Old radiology term for x-ray of abdomen. See radiologyinfo.Org. ...Read more

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Why is a kub that is done to kidneys?

Why is a kub that is done to kidneys?

It is an XRay: Kub is an abbreviation of the order for an xray study of the "kidneys, ureters and bladder". ...Read more

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I just had kub. I want to know what is meant by bilateral pelvocalyceal fullness?

I just had kub. I want to know what is meant by bilateral pelvocalyceal fullness?

Not seen on kub: KUB is image of abdomen without any contrast material. Details of kidneys not visualized. Pelvocalyceal fullness can not be appreciated. Ultasound exam or study with intravenous contast such as CT can show collecting systems of kidneys and would demonstrate pelvocalyceal fullness, ...Read more

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What is the diseases when u have kub?

Varies. : Kub is an abdominal/pelvic x-ray (abbreviated for: kidneys-ureters-bladder). Both terms are now essentially interchangeable, although kub is more used when a physician suspects the possibility of, or is following a kidney stone, or is interested in evaluating the bowel gas pattern. Other studies are also used for abdominal/kub evaluations. Best to ask your md what is being evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: kub?

What is the definition or description of: kub?

Plain radiograph: KUB stands for kidney, ureter, and bladder. It is plain radiograph originally looking for calcifications or stones in kidneys , ureters, and bladder. It is also useful for detecting some bowel abnormalities such as bowel obstruction,free air in abdomen, enlargement of spleen , and regional skeletal abnormalities. ...Read more

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If there are two contradicting impressions in two instances of kub utz, what must be done? What will i believe with? Thank you.

Two exams: If the qustion is why do the reports for two different exams say different things, it is usually because things change between the time one exam is done and the next. Of course this is very difficult to answer without seeing both the images and the reports in question. ...Read more

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What does a kub X-ray show?

Your abdominal: Area. Bones, bowel gas pattern. Stones if present. See radiologyinfo.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more