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A 45-year-old male patient presented to the Family Medicine clinic with a history of back pain for the past 3 years. He has no history of trauma or any surgery. He has been taking pain medication to relieve his back pain along with some physiotherapy. The resident decides to perform a scan of his kidneys to rule or renal pathology. The following image is obtained on ultrasound of his right kidney. What is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Bowel gas

B. Hydronephrosis

C. Renal cysts

D. Multiple large renal calculi possible Staghorn calculus

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Answer: D. Multiple large renal calculi possible Staghorn calculus

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