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The imaging criteria for pyelography are the same as for an abdominal radiograph but must include the area from the ____ to the ____
Kidneys to the superior pubis
What organ of the body plays an essential role in maintaining the acid-base balance of the blood and body fluids, as well as the electrolyte balance?
Kidney
A bacterial inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis is termed
Pyelonephritis
A medical term used to describe dilated calyces and renal pelvis is
Hydronephrosis
What is the name for the most common abdominal neoplasm oof infants and children?
Wilm's Tumor
What is the name of the most common fusion anomaly of the kidneys?
Horseshoe kidney
What is the name for a cystic dialation of the distal ureter near the bladder?
Ureterocele
Name the first portion of the kidney to become visible after injection of a contrast agent
Calyces
What term is used to describe a kidney not in the normal area of the abdomen?
Ectopic
The medical term for painful urination is?
Dysuria