Nephrolithiasis typically refers to stones in the Kidney though in this article we’ll cover all stones in the urinary tract.
It is a common condition that affects 1 in 10 people in the US.… Read More Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)
Pilmatricoma (pilomatrixoma) Is a rare benign tumor that grows withing the subcutaneous soft tissues. it is associated with hair follicle matrix. The lesion typically presents as a painless, firm, slow growing mass most commonly seen in the head and neck, but they can also be seen in the trunk and extremities. Usually seen in children… Read More Pilomatricoma
Omphalocele and Gastroschisis fall under an umbrella of ventral/anterior thoraco-abdominal wall defects that also include bladder extrophy and ectopia cordis. Prenatal ultrasound is essential in the detection of these conditions. Fetal gut herniation is a normal part of intrauterine development. Begins at 6-8 weeks and completes by 10-12 weeks. The gut elongates or grows… Read More Omphalocele vs. Gastroschisis
Neonatal Hip Ultrasound Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip is a congenital disorder in which the acetabulum is underdeveloped or there is dislocation of the hip. Incidence of DDH is 1.5 in 1,000 it is more seen in females with a ratio of about 4:1. IndicationsAbnormal PhysicalHip ClickBreech PresentationOligohydramniosFamily history or follow up for known Dysplasia… Read More Neonatal Hip Ultrasound
The small organ that can cause big trouble.… Read More Appendix Ultrasound