What is Ureteropelvocaliectasia?
Similarly, you may ask, what causes Pelvocaliectasis?
Likely the most common reason to have unilateral hydronephrosis is a kidney stone that causes obstruction of the ureter. The stone gradually moves from the kidney into the bladder but if it should act like a dam while in the ureter, urine will back up and cause the kidney to swell.
Likewise, is Pelvocaliectasis dangerous? Left untreated, conditions that cause caliectasis can lead to complications, including kidney failure. This happens when your kidneys are damaged beyond repair. Depending on the damage, you may need a kidney transplant or dialysis.
Similarly one may ask, what is the meaning of Pelvicaliectasis?
Pyelectasis and pelviectasis are defined as dilatation of the renal pelvis, whereas pelvicaliectasis and hydronephrosis include dilatation of calyces. In practice, these terms are interchanged and used as descriptions of a dilated renal collecting system regardless of etiology.
What is mild Pelvocaliectasia left kidney?
Hydronephrosis is the swelling of a kidney due to a build-up of urine. It happens when urine cannot drain out from the kidney to the bladder from a blockage or obstruction. Hydronephrosis can occur in one or both kidneys. The main function of the urinary tract is to remove wastes and fluid from the body.