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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
To dr. Paxton danilel: i already saw a nephrologis fyi. And he just told me to have another kub utz after a year. And what can you say about it?
Sounds : Like you are seeing the right doctor for your needs. That doctor is also your best source of guidance regarding your concerns. ...Read more
Call: Your doctor or his nurse to get answer. ...Read more
I underwent kub utz and the finding is "renal parenchymal disease, bilateral". Is this finding accurate and definitive?
Today I had a XR UGI w KUB and really having cramps in my R side is this normal? It aches to move and bend. Or could this be another issue?
Barium mostly benign: Barium contrast itself is inert and not absorbed and does not usually cause reaction. However barium can be constipating if not much water is consumed after the study. Possible that some abdominal pain can be related to constipation.Obviously right lower quadrant pain can be related to ovarian cyst rupture,appendicitis, enteritis, or renal calculi.If continues see physician. ...Read more
Not likely: KUB (kidney, ureter, bladder) is often performed as initial exam for non specific abdominal pain, flank pain, or blood in the urine. It can detect some types of kidney stones, less than 25 % of gallstones, and possibly detect or suggest bowel obstruction. A customs agent may request that a physician consider a KUB if orally ingested packets of illicitly smuggled narcotics are suspected. ...Read more
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
What's the cure for the renal parenchymal disease that was seen in my kub utz? Please explain thoroughly. Thank you.
Too to tell: Intrinsic renal parenchymal disease on ultrasound is caused by a large variety of diseases. The disease is seen as increased echogenicity of the renal parenchyma caused by scarring and inflammation. The cause requires further evaluation by history, blood work, urinalysis and possibly a kidney biopsy. This should be further evaluated by a nephrologists which is a kidney specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does bloating take to go away i've been bloated for like three weeks very constapated what do I do had kub said i had fos?
Bloating: It sounds like your bloating may be related to constipation. The bloating will not go away until the constipation is relieved. I would start with a high fiber diet, 64 ounces of water a day, regular exercise and possibly a stool softener medicine. If not resolving, their could be another medical cause for your constipation and bloating and further testing could be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Now that i was diagnosed thru kub utz that I have renal parenchymal disease, bilateral, how can I live normally now? I will die young. Oh my god!
See below: Renal parenchymal disease is not a diagnosis. It is a finding that needs explanation. Your prognosis depends on your diagnosis not "renal parenchymal disease.". ...Read more