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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
both: Kidney masses on ultrasound can be black or white or both.

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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally: with advanced imaging....and this will most likely lead to imaging directed BIOPSY....only after that will an EXACT diagnosis and most suitable treat ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Bream
25 years experience Radiology
Yes and no: A benign kidney mass, the most common is called a simple cyst, does not cause kidney stones. Stasis of urine, diet and genetics cause stones. If there ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney mass: I believe that an MRI can make that distinction, but this question is best answered by the radiologist. Your attending physician can confer with the r ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Bosniak 2F: Usually, this type of cyst is benign. However a small percentage do have cancer potential. This kind of lesion requires repeat imaging to make sure it ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Patients who have survived thyroid cancer have an increased risk of suffering a second malignancy, including renal cell carcinoma. A higher prevalenc ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See Nephrologist: Kidney lesions are usually not biopsied and monitored. If suspicious for cancer will need partial nephrectomy but is unlikely at your age. Work up f ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Difficult: to get specific without additional details. In general, uniformly hyperechoic well defined renal masses usually turn out to be benign fat-containing ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
US raised concern...: ...but a confirmatory test is needed next.

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