Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Kidney Stones Health Center

Font Size
A
A
A

CT Scan of Damaged Kidneys

h9991197.jpg

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 shows a picture of a computed tomography (CT) scan of two normal kidneys, looking from the top of the head down. A special dye (contrast material) was used for this scan. Figure 2 shows a picture from a different CT scan of two kidneys that are abnormal. These kidneys are small and misshapen from scarring due to disease.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Last Revised June 13, 2011

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: June 13, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

Today on WebMD

Kidney Stone
SLIDESHOW
5 Signs You Might Have A Kidney Stone
Article
 
Lots Of Water Part Of Kidney Stone Treatment
Article
Research To Prevent Kidney Stones Under Way
VIDEO
 

Thumbnails Kids Get Kidney Stones Too
VIDEO
Food And Drink To Keep Away Kidney Stones
Article
 
What Is A Kidney Stone Made Of
Article
7 wonders of Water Slideshow
SLIDESHOW