calyceal


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Related to calyceal: caliceal, calyceal diverticulum

cal·y·ce·al

(kal'i-se'ăl), Although properly accented on the second syllable, this word is usually pronounced as shown in the U.S.
Relating to the calyx.
Synonym(s): caliceal

cal·y·ce·al

(kal'i-sē'ăl)
Relating to the calyx.
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Papillary edema may be seen with "fuzzy" or feathery calyceal margins.
Refinements in laparoscopic techniques have allowed renal pelvic, proximal ureteral and even calyceal diverticular stones to be removed during a single operative setting.
The results of our study showed that several anatomical landmarks and angles provide an anatomical basis for safe and efficient renal access for lower calyceal punctures.
5) Although these findings may be "typical" of GU TB, the differential diagnoses include partial staghorn stone, calyceal diverticulum with stones, chronic pyelonephritis, cystic renal cell carcinoma with calcification, fungal infections and urothelial carcinoma.
9) The suggested mechanism for the urine extravasation includes rupture of the calyceal fornix secondary to rapidly increasing intrapelvic pressures, with extravasated urine being re-absorbed by either the venous or lymphatic routes.
Metabolic abnormalities associated with calyceal diverticular stones.
This relatively new technique is particularly beneficial for patients who are unsuitable for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) or percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL), patients with repetitive ESWL failure, obesity, hemorrhagic disease, lower calyceal calculi, or calyceal diverticular calculi, and patients who require multiple ESWL.
6) Aron and colleagues reported similar complication rates for superior and inferior calyceal punctures in complex inferior calyceal stones.
One must be cognizant of the adjacent anatomy and ensure calyceal puncture and tract dilatation are not too far medial, which poses a risk for lumbar plexopathy as discussed in this case.
However, the current data suggest that a male infant with painless intermittent macroscopic hematuria, with radiological features of a non-invasive calcified renal mass within the upper pole calyceal system, very likely has an ORTI.