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what does spaces in kidney mean?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cysts: Ultrasound shows stones as bright and spaces as dark (empty). The latter are likely cysts filled with urine. The number of cysts per kidney and location within the kidney are of interest. Together with the sizes of the kidneys and presence/absence of other features, provides the total clinical picture.
Answered on Sep 1, 2013

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