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Kidney and bladder ultrasound

[kid-nee and blad-er uhl-truh-sound]

A test that uses sound waves to examine the kidney and bladder. This test shows shadows of the kidney and bladder that may point out certain abnormalities. The test cannot reveal all important urinary abnormalities or measure how well a kidney works.

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