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n. microlitiasis, pequeñas concreciones excretadas en ciertos órganos.
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In addition, coarse calcification of a size of 1.4-1.8 mm in compliance with microlithiasis and a relatively well-circumscribed hypoechoic nodular formation of 3 mm at the right testis were noted.
High frequency ultrasonography is highly sensitive in detecting intratesticular microlithiasis, which cannot be diagnosed clinically.
Biliary microlithiasis and crystals, which are not imaged by conventional ultrasonography or cholecystography, contribute to SO dysfunction [19].
McAleer, "Bilateral polyorchidism with diffuse microlithiasis: a case report of an adolescent with 4 testes," Urology, vol.
Since microlithiasis can be a marker of MAS in male patients, suspicious cases should be evaluated in this aspect (8).
Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis (PAM) is a rare disease of unknown etiology, characterized by the formation and accumulation of laminated calcispherites in the alveoli.
Other less common causes of acute pancreatitis, such as biliary microlithiasis and autoimmune pancreatitis, could therefore be ruled out.
Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) is a rare pulmonary disease in which there is deposition of calcium phosphate microliths within the alveoli.
Although inconsistently seen, a crazy-paving pattern predominating in the mid- to lower-lung zones with extensive high-attenuating "interstitial" opacities suggests pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis. A genetic mutation in the lung's phosphate transporter results in accumulation of alveolar calciumphosphate microliths that tend to align along the septa, giving the illusion of interlobular septal thickening.
Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis after Varicella zoster infection in a patient presenting with antiphospholipid syndrome and discoid lupus.