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.
Current as of:
September 23, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine Howard Schaff MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff MD - Diagnostic Radiology