East Stroudsburg, PA
A 39-year-old female asked:

What is a questionable punctate calcific density in the kidney, ct report says that. also what is a 1.2 cm probable cyst in the lower pole of kidney?

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Dr. Peder Horner
Interventional Radiology 21 years experience
Kidney abnormalities: "calcific densities" in the kidneys usually represent calcifications or stones, depending on any other associated findings they may have mentioned. Sometimes kidney tumorsay calcify, but they would have mentioned any finding concerning for this. Cysts are very common, and if they meet certain well defined criteria (bozniak classification), they are usually benign and need no further follow up.
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