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Renal milk of calcium: contraindication to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

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Heidenreich, A; Vorreuther, R; Krug, B; Moul, JW; Engelmann, UH
Published in: Tech Urol
1996

Renal milk-of-calcium (MOC) cysts are rare findings, with only approximately 60 cases reported in the literature. The diagnosis depends on the demonstration of the typical "half-moon" configuration on horizontal beam radiography; classical ultrasound finding is a gravity-dependent, echogenic shadowy material in a renal cyst. The importance of the MOC syndrome lies in its recognition and differentiation from a renal stone in order to avoid unwarranted surgery or extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL). We have encountered five patients with renal MOC and present the typical clinical and radiological features in order to facilitate differential diagnosis.

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Published In

Tech Urol

ISSN

1079-3259

Publication Date

1996

Volume

2

Issue

2

Start / End Page

102 / 107

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Urology & Nephrology
  • Urography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Middle Aged
  • Male
  • Lithotripsy
  • Kidney Diseases, Cystic
  • Kidney Calices
  • Kidney Calculi
  • Humans
 

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Heidenreich, A., Vorreuther, R., Krug, B., Moul, J. W., & Engelmann, U. H. (1996). Renal milk of calcium: contraindication to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. Tech Urol, 2(2), 102–107.
Heidenreich, A., R. Vorreuther, B. Krug, J. W. Moul, and U. H. Engelmann. “Renal milk of calcium: contraindication to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.Tech Urol 2, no. 2 (1996): 102–7.
Heidenreich A, Vorreuther R, Krug B, Moul JW, Engelmann UH. Renal milk of calcium: contraindication to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. Tech Urol. 1996;2(2):102–7.
Heidenreich, A., et al. “Renal milk of calcium: contraindication to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.Tech Urol, vol. 2, no. 2, 1996, pp. 102–07.
Heidenreich A, Vorreuther R, Krug B, Moul JW, Engelmann UH. Renal milk of calcium: contraindication to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. Tech Urol. 1996;2(2):102–107.

Published In

Tech Urol

ISSN

1079-3259

Publication Date

1996

Volume

2

Issue

2

Start / End Page

102 / 107

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Urology & Nephrology
  • Urography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Middle Aged
  • Male
  • Lithotripsy
  • Kidney Diseases, Cystic
  • Kidney Calices
  • Kidney Calculi
  • Humans