Despite recent technological advancement, plain x-rays are here to stay. We still do not know everything there is on a plain x-ray. Enjoy this moment - Dr Rahman Consultant Radiologist
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Uric Acid Nephropathy
Above is an image of a left kidney. A 73 year old man came in for a renal scan. He has a known case of hyperuricaemia and gout. Ultrasound revealed bilateral shrunken kidneys with echogenic medullas due to microtophi formation in the renal medullary interstitium.