Medullary Cystic Disease testsMedullary Cystic Disease
Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Urine Specific Gravity Test
- CT of Kidney
- Urine Chemistry
- Abdominal Ultrasound
- Ultrasound of Kidney
- Blood Urea Nitrogen Measurement
- Serum Creatinine Measurement
- Kidney Scan
- Urine specimen collection, 24 hours (procedure)
- Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
- Ultrasound Scan
- Kidney Biopsy
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
A urine sample is a painless way for your doctor to evaluate your health and test for abnormalities. When your doctor orders a urine sample test known as a urinalysis, one part of this testing may be for specific gravity. A urine specific gravity ...
Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision. Just as sonar and radar help the military detect planes and ships, ultrasound helps do...
A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
A renal (kidney) scan is a diagnostic procedure that uses nuclear medicine to examine the anatomy and functioning of your kidneys. A renal scan is also called a renal scintigraphy, renal imaging, or a renogram. During this procedure, a radioactive...
A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes waste and toxins. The system that takes care of that is broadly called the excretory ...
An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultrasoun...
In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy. While a biopsy may sound scary, it's important t...
A renal biopsy is a procedure used to extract kidney tissue for laboratory analysis. The word "renal" describes the kidneys. A renal biopsy is also called a kidney biopsy. The test helps your physician to identify the type of kidney disease you ha...
A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...