chapter  10
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Urinary tract stones

ByMark Rochester, Oliver Wiseman

Q. A 44-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of recurrent urinary tract infections and occasional left loin ache. A recent midstream urine culture grew Proteus mirabilis 105 cfu/ml with > 200 leucocytes. Her GP has requested an ultrasound scan of the renal tract and a plain KUB (kidneys, ureters and bladder) X-ray. What does the KUB X-ray in Figure 10.1 show?