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How do they discover kidney stones?

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In brief: Imaging studies

All kidney stones are diagnosed by clinical history, urinalysis, and confirmed with some type of radiological study.
The best test is a ct scan but it has the downside of a lot of radiation. Other tests that are useful inlcude a kub x-ray or kidney ultrasound.

In brief: Imaging studies

All kidney stones are diagnosed by clinical history, urinalysis, and confirmed with some type of radiological study.
The best test is a ct scan but it has the downside of a lot of radiation. Other tests that are useful inlcude a kub x-ray or kidney ultrasound.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Phillip Porch
General Practice
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In brief: CT Scan

Normally today, most stones are seen on a non-contrasted ct scan of the abdomen.

In brief: CT Scan

Normally today, most stones are seen on a non-contrasted ct scan of the abdomen.
Dr. Phillip Porch
Dr. Phillip Porch
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