Posts Categorized: Kidney

How to solve this complicated case of a woman with abdominal pain and rising Cr?

This 84-year-old woman reports for a CT scan after experiencing right lower quadrant pain. She has a history of a right kidney stone. Can you piece together the somewhat-complex chain of events that has led to her problems? Hint: You might want to start somewhere other than the kidney and look for something that might… Read more »

What is the hidden finding in this spine case?

This 77-year-old woman presents with longstanding back and left hip pain. This case is a good reminder that we are responsible for everything and we need to make sure to look at all of the images. With that in mind, what is the unexpected finding you might miss? Make sure you noted the mixed signal… Read more »