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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