Twinkle and color comet-tail artefact

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Bilateral flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Ultrasound showed bilateral mild pelvicalyceal and proximal ureteric dilatation due to bilateral proximal ureteric calculi (right 7 mm, left 8 mm). Twinkle and color comet-tail artifacts are present.

Case Discussion

Images show twinkle and color comet-tail artefacts due to ureteric calculus.

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Case information

rID: 29793
Published: 23rd Jun 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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