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Ultrasound of the kidneys

Ultrasound of the kidneys

Ultrasound of the kidneys: An ultrasound of the kidneys is a procedure using reflected soundwave technology (ultrasound) to see the kidneys and renal area by placing a soundwave-transducing probe against the abdominal flanks; reflected soundwaves from the ultrasound probe are transformed into a moving picture of the viewing area.

Ultrasound of the kidneys: Other Names

Other names for Ultrasound of the kidneys include:

Symptoms Associated with Ultrasound of the kidneys

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Ultrasound of the kidneys:

Diseases Associated with Ultrasound of the kidneys

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Ultrasound of the kidneys:

  • Congenital abnormality of the kidney(s)
  • Kidney infection
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney trauma
  • Hydronephrosis (swelling of kidney)
  • Cancer of the kidney(s)

Basic Information: Ultrasound of the kidneys

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Ultrasound of the kidneys' may be involved.

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