Nephrolithiasis on Kidneys, Ureters, and Bladder (KUB) Radiography

May 15, 2018

KUB shows two dense 1-cm calcifications (arrows) projecting over the mid left kidney consistent with nephrolithiasis.

Follow this link to see the image in context: Basic Radiology, Chapter 9: Radiology of the Urinary Tract 

Follow this link to read more about nephrolithiasis: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e, Chapter 342: Nephrolithiasis

Melanie Allison

Executive Editorial Specialist, McGraw-Hill Education

Melanie Allison is the Executive Editorial Specialist with McGraw-Hill Education. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing degree (MSN), specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology. She is an adjunct faculty member at a top school of nursing, where she has taught for more than 13 years.

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