Renal mineralization (RMN)

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  • View:
    Lateral and VD
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  • Defining characteristics:
    Mineral opacity observed within one or both kidneys
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  • Common differential diagnoses:
    Nephroliths, dystrophic mineralization

  • Helpful additional data:
    Has there been hematuria or stranguria? Polyuria?

  • Commonly associated diagnostics:
    Consider *SignalCare MDB, consider abdominal ultrasound if available, consider urine culture

  • Commonly associated treatments:
    Based on *SignalCare MDB and urinalysis findings, discuss treatment such as IV/SQ fluid therapy, discuss diet change

  • Commonly associated home care:
    Monitor for PU/PD, anuria, vomiting, inappetence, stranguria, hematuria


*SignalCare MDB = CBC/Chemistry/Urinalysis/Thoracic ultrasound/Abdominal ultrasound