Staghorn calculi (kidney stones) get their shape by forming a mold of the cup-like cavities (calyces) in the kidney.
They are named staghorn because when these calculi (kidney stones) form, they look like stag (male deer) horns.
At Kelina Hospital, we removed a large (4.55cm) staghorn calculus from a patient’s kidneys.
Staghorn calculi are commonly caused by recurrent infection. Treat all urinary tract infections thoroughly under the guidance of a Doctor.
Call our Service Managers on 0701 683 7070 to book an appointment with a doctor.
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