Facebook Pixel CT Scan of Damaged Kidneys - WellSpan Health Library Document - WellSpan Health
Print view logo

Document

CT Scan of Damaged Kidneys

CT scan showing normal kidneys and damaged kidneys

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: December 9, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

Research Health Topics

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9

Search Content: