Kidney stones are deposits of minerals or uric acid in the kidney that become rock solid over the period of time. These stones can be of different sizes, and some may become very large. The stones can cause a range of problems, including pain and kidney dysfunction. While small kidney stones can easily pass out of the body, the large-sized stones are often the problematic ones.
With the rising rate of risk factors, one of the common diseases that has affected a lot of people is Kidney Stones. These stones are hard, a rock-like structure that forms inside the kidney when the malicious products do not completely drain out. The natural way of getting rid of these stones is passing them through urine. However, it is one of the most painful experiences. Also, the chances of their re-occurrence are also very high.
A young female patient named Mrs. Tripta Goel age 25 years from Mandi Gobind Garh (Punjab) India, presented with pain in the left flank. Her initial investigations showed that she was having an anomaly in her kidney, which is called the horseshoe kidney. In addition, she was having obstruction at the junction of pelvis and ureter (PUJ Obstruction). This problem requires surgery (Pyeloplasty).