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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Unlikely: But best to continue to monitor - us is probably the best modality; no radiation risk/least expensive.....
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Although a 7-cm complex renal cyst was found on imaging study, it is still hard to affirm the pain is connected with this cyst. However, a careful ana ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not neccessary. : Bosniak iif cysts have low risk of progression, and can be stable up to more than 5 years without neoplasm progression, thus can be safely monitored. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abeera Mansur
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
SAFE TOFOLLOW: In a recent study the conclusion was malignancy rate in surgically excised bosniak iif and bosniak iii cystic renal lesions was 25% and 54%, resp ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Unlikely: Most cysts of the kidney are benign and stay that way. But ongoing follow up with ultrasound would be indicated.
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Known to us, all medical care is based on indirect evidence resulting from continual collection & analysis of available experience; so is Bosniak ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Inflammation: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Reasonable F/U...: Either one should be sufficient for evaluation after suspecting cystic lesion in kidneys of children, which can be categorized with bosniak system. Af ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney cyst: Bosniak II percentage malignant: ~0%. Does not need further evaluation. Bosniak IIF you need to see the nephrologist, with a 5% chance of concerning ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Go with CT: I would suggest that the ct evaluation of the cyst is the more authoritative. I expect that the ct was done with IV contrast?

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