Urologic radiology

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Renal tuberculosis

  • Joshua A. Becker


Imaging of renal tuberculosis is reviewed, with the observation that early changes are best seen with urography/pyelography and chronic changes are best evaluated with ultrasound/computed tomography. Imaging procedures are of limited value until a proven bacteriologic diagnosis is made.

Key words

Kidney, tuberculosis Urography Sonography, kidney Computed tomography, kidney 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joshua A. Becker
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologyState University of New York/Health Science Center of BrooklynBrooklynUSA

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