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Milk of calcium (MOC) cysts masquerading as renal calculi - a trap for the unwary.

Khan SA, Khan FR, Fletcher MS, Richenberg JL - Cent European J Urol (2012)

Bottom Line: Although reported to be rare, in fact it seems to be more common than previously thought.It has characteristic appearances on plain x-rays, ultrasound, and CT imaging particularly in the prone and supine positions.In this paper, a series of cases is presented outlining its characteristic features and reviewing the relevant literature.

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Affiliation: Department of Urology, Kettering General Hospital, Kettering Northampshire, United Kingdom.

ABSTRACT
Milk of calcium (MOC) is a colloidal suspension of calcium salts occurring in calyceal cysts and diverticula. Although reported to be rare, in fact it seems to be more common than previously thought. It has characteristic appearances on plain x-rays, ultrasound, and CT imaging particularly in the prone and supine positions. Often entirely asymptomatic, its appearance may be mistaken for renal stones on radiography or angiomyolipomas on ultrasonography. In this paper, a series of cases is presented outlining its characteristic features and reviewing the relevant literature.

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Case 3: 2-year follow-up KUB demonstrated a significant increase in the size of the radio – opaque density, proven on CT as MOC.
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Figure 0006: Case 3: 2-year follow-up KUB demonstrated a significant increase in the size of the radio – opaque density, proven on CT as MOC.


Milk of calcium (MOC) cysts masquerading as renal calculi - a trap for the unwary.

Khan SA, Khan FR, Fletcher MS, Richenberg JL - Cent European J Urol (2012)

Case 3: 2-year follow-up KUB demonstrated a significant increase in the size of the radio – opaque density, proven on CT as MOC.
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Figure 0006: Case 3: 2-year follow-up KUB demonstrated a significant increase in the size of the radio – opaque density, proven on CT as MOC.
Bottom Line: Although reported to be rare, in fact it seems to be more common than previously thought.It has characteristic appearances on plain x-rays, ultrasound, and CT imaging particularly in the prone and supine positions.In this paper, a series of cases is presented outlining its characteristic features and reviewing the relevant literature.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Urology, Kettering General Hospital, Kettering Northampshire, United Kingdom.

ABSTRACT
Milk of calcium (MOC) is a colloidal suspension of calcium salts occurring in calyceal cysts and diverticula. Although reported to be rare, in fact it seems to be more common than previously thought. It has characteristic appearances on plain x-rays, ultrasound, and CT imaging particularly in the prone and supine positions. Often entirely asymptomatic, its appearance may be mistaken for renal stones on radiography or angiomyolipomas on ultrasonography. In this paper, a series of cases is presented outlining its characteristic features and reviewing the relevant literature.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus