caliectasis


caliectasis
= hydrocalycosis; n.
dilatation or distension of the calyces of the kidney, which is mainly associated with hydronephrosis and usually demonstrated by ultrasound or intravenous urography.

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  • caliectasis — Dilation of the calices, usually due to obstruction or infection. SYN: calicectasis, pyelocaliectasis. * * * (hydrocalycosis) n. dilatation or distension of the calyces of the kidney, which is mainly associated with hydronephrosis and usually… …   Medical dictionary

  • Каликоэктазия (Caliectasis), Гидрокаликоз (Hydrocalycosis) — расширение или растяжение почечных чашек, возникающее чаще всего при гидронефрозе; обычно диагностируется с помощью ультразвука или внутривенной пиелограммы. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • calicectasis — SYN: caliectasis. [calix + G. ektasis, dilation] * * * cal·i·cec·ta·sis (kal″ĭ sekґtə sis) caliectasis …   Medical dictionary

  • pyelocaliectasis — SYN: caliectasis. * * * py·elo·cali·ec·ta·sis (pi″ə lo kal″e ekґtə sis) [pyelo + caliectasis] hydronephrosis …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrocalycosis — A usually symptomless anomaly of the renal calix that is dilated from obstruction of the infundibulum; usually discovered incidentally at pyelography or autopsy; may become infected. [hydro + G. kalyx, cup of a flower] * * * n. see caliectasis *… …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrocalycosis — n.; see caliectasis …   The new mediacal dictionary


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