Clin Imaging 2021 Sep 23;77:69-75. Epub 2021 Feb 23.
Department of Radiology, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, 44405 Woodward Ave, Pontiac 48076, MI, United States; Huron Valley Radiology, 5301 McAuley Drive, Ypsilanti 48197, MI, United States.
While spillage of intraperitoneal gallstones has been reported frequently in the literature, spilled renal stones after urologic intervention is rare. The dropped renal stones may mimic peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) on imaging, causing concern and potentially leading to unnecessary diagnostic workup. Additionally, these dropped stones may cause surrounding inflammation, potentially leading to the formation of adhesions or an intra-abdominal abscess. Read More