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A 59-year-old female asked:

expain small cysts on kidney i.ve had ct scan for adominal pain and intestinal problems. i have small hernias and fatty liver . please advise

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Dr. Harry Zegel
Radiology 50 years experience
See long answer: Small cysts of the kidney are usually simple cysts which are a benign occurrence without clinical symptoms. They increase with age, and 50% of people age 50 have them. Check with your dr. To see if they were simple in appearance.

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