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A 60-year-old female asked:

I recently had mri on my spine & it was discovered that i have a dominant lobulated mid left renal cyst measuring about 4cm. i have an appt scheduled with my primary dr next month to discuss it, but in the meantime, should i be worried?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Cystic kidney: Unfortunately you may lose the cystic part of the kidney, but through careful dissection you may not lose function of the kidney

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