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Fraley syndrome is the eponymous term for a dilated calyx (hydrocalyx) due to compression of a calyceal infundibulum from an adjacent artery or vein. It is rare, but it occurs more often in an upper pole calyx. The hydrocalyx may be painful.
Calyceal diverticula, also known as pyelocalyceal diverticula are congenital outpouchings from the renal calyx or pelvis into the renal cortex. These diverticula are lined with transitional cell epithelium. Epidemiology Relatively uncommon, seen in 0.21% to 0.60% of intravenous urograms (IVU)....
Published 08 Nov 2017