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A 47-year-old male asked:

I have <1cm hyperechoic lesion at mid-lower right kidney. no symptoms outside mild back stiffness. urine/ivc/liver = normal. how worried should be?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
Possible cancer: A hyperechoic lesion should be evaluated. Check to see if Hgb increasing or blood in urine. An angiogram of kidney should be performed because of increased vascularity of kidney tumors and a PET scan would also indicate if lesion is possibly malignant. A needle bx then required to make histologic dx.
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