Table 113Ultrasound findings in asymptomatic patients

Abnormal findingsNo. of patients
Simple cyst in the kidney4
Reduced size of a kidney3
Some increased echogenicity of the left kidney1
Primineny extrarenal pelvis and mild calyceal dilation1
Slightly dilated renal pelvis and calyceal system1
Right pelvic kidney showing mild hydronephrosis1
Fetal lobulation of kidney2
Multicystic kidney (no interval changes since last examination)1
Small (2 cm diameter) parapelvic cyst1
Small (4 mm) renal calculus in the lower pole2
4 mm calculus in the upper pole of kidney1
5 mm renal calculus in the mid pole2
A little cortical scarring bilaterally1
Focal renal scar2
Generalised renal cortical thinning3
Some increase in renal sinus fat3
Trabeculated bladder2
Small bladder diverticulum1
Mild generalised bladder wall thickening1
Small residual urine in postvoid scan2

From: 14, Monitoring and surveillance protocols

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