This can cause the duct to become blocked and lead to fluid buildup. Ectasia is a condition, usually pathological in origin wherein the tubular structure is either distended or dilated. Duct ectasia, also known as mammary duct ectasia, is a benign noncancerous breast condition that occurs when a milk duct in the breast widens and its walls thicken. Renal tubular ectasia is also known as benign renal tubular ectasia the term benign was used to differentiate it from medullary sponge kidney and the symptoms of medullary nephrocalcinosis. Your gallbladder being removed may have, at least in part, been due to gallstones which would explain a lot of the bile duct situation. Ectasia definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Ectasia is a dilation of ducts with loss of elastin in duct walls and the presence of chronic inflammatory cells, especially plasma cells, around duct walls. The disease is commonly asymptomatic and is normally discovered when performing tests for other conditions such as coronary artery disease, stable. Contextual translation of ectasia renal izquierda into english. Ectasia definition of ectasia by medical dictionary.
A single prior case report of dural ectasia causing urinary retention from bladder neck obstruction has been reported. Postlasik ectasiaor corneal ectasiais a rare but serious complication of lasik laser eye surgery. All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for. Pdf on mar 1, 2012, andrew j muzyk and others published lithiuminduced renal ectasia find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. Renal tubular ectasia is an incidental finding that is seen more commonly on intravenous pyelography ivp, but which can also occasionally be seen on ct urography ctu. Coronary artery ectasia is a rare disease that occurs in only 0. Any information contained in this pdf file is automatically generated from digital material. Renal tubular ectasia may be completely missed if only standard soft tissue windowing is employed fig.
Causes of renal pelvic ectasia pelvic pain menopause causes pelvic numbness causes chronic pelvic pain causes causes of weak pelvic muscles download here free healthcaremagic app to ask a doctor. Coronary artery ectasia likely represents an exaggerated form of expansive vascular remodeling i. Terminology renal tubular ectasia is also known as benign renal tubular e. The danger in ectasia is that it can worsen into aneurysm. The condition is due to the weakening of the inner layers of the cornea, which occurs during surgery. Coronary artery ectasia is characterized by the enlargement of a coronary artery to 1. An abdominal aortic aneurysm aaa is defined as an aortic diameter at least one and onehalf times the normal diameter at the level of the renal arteries, which is approximately 2. Renal tubular ectasia urinary tract collecting system.
A there is marked circumferential ureteral wall thickening arrow in the midleft ureter produced by an extensive transitional cell carcinoma. It has been reported in bone marrow transplant patients but not in renal transplant patients. Gastric antral vascular ectasia gave is rare and constitutes a small subset of the vascular causes of gastrointestinal bleeding which, in itself, constitutes only 23% of all causes of gastrointestinal bleeding. Ectasia pielica congenita, cuando y cuanto estudiarlas dr. This paintbrush appearance overlaps with medullary sponge kidney, and the difference between the two is really one of degree and symptoms. Over time, the weakened cornea loses its shape and bulges forward, resulting in distorted vision that cannot be corrected with eyeglasses. Coronary ectasia is a little common angiographic finding. An extreme manifestation is an intrapelvic meningocele figure 15319, which may present as a pelvic mass and be confused.
Most often, dural ectasia in marfans syndrome is subclinical and asymptomatic, however, large dural ectasias can be symptomatic. Emre durakoglugil, adem demir, zakir karadag, mehmet bostan recep tayyip erdogan university medical faculty department of cardiology, rizeturkey. Gastric antral vascular ectasia in a renal transplant. The relationship between microalbuminuria and isolated. Ectasia pielica congenita, cuando y cuanto estudiarlas. Sonographic evaluation of renal ectasia in neonates. Ectasia of the caudal dural sac is a common finding, evident on radiographs of the lumbosacral spine as bony erosions of the neural foramina and anteroposterior scalloping of vertebrae, and on axial ct or mri scans as a widened neural canal 27. Any dilation greater than this and it is considered an aneurysm. Ectasia pielica perinatal, efecto cascada y prevencion cuaternaria.
The appearance arises from congenital dilatationectasia of the distal tubules of the nephrons in a. But your liver also has something going on now that you need to see your doctor soon to find the cause and treat. Also try our list of words that start with ectasia, and words that contain ectasia search for words that end with a letter or word. An arterial aneurysm is defined as a focal dilation of a blood vessel with respect to the original artery. It looks like, from your history, that youve had a great deal of issues. Theories of causation range from transudation of secretions sequestered in ducts dilated from previous pregnancy to primary periductal inflammation. Ectasia article about ectasia by the free dictionary. Corneal ectasia post lasik complication new treatment info. Cleveland clinic explains that abdominal aortic ectasia occurs when the aorta is dilated between the normal diameter and just less than 1. Ectasia may be congenital, as in the case of bronchiectasis and telangiectasia. However, the condition occurs more often as a result of stenosis, above which the lumen of a hollow organ dilates. Pelvic dural ectasia leading to bilateral ureteric.205 59 193 1207 372 758 371 1451 339 1506 943 475 426 1502 444 1087 704 1274 70 1122 574 1493 1427 1227 369 71 1177 1432 1002 728 692 342 704 1018 556 910 1342 196