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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: M. Khurram Afzal, MD [2]

Overview

An x-ray KUB may be helpful in the diagnosis of polycystic kidney disease. Findings on an x-ray suggestive of polycystic kidney disease include, enlarged kidneys, multiple ring like calcifications arising from the renal cyst, elongated and splayed calyces due to the cyst.

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  • An x-ray KUB may be helpful in the diagnosis of polycystic kidney disease. Findings on an x-ray suggestive of polycystic kidney disease include:[1]

References

  1. Gradzik M, Niemczyk M, Gołębiowski M, Pączek L (2016). "Diagnostic Imaging of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease". Pol J Radiol. 81: 441–453. doi:10.12659/PJR.894482. PMC 5031169. PMID 27733888.

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