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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Leftkidney measures11.3x5.5cms enlarged in size rightkidney 9x5.5cms perapelvic cyst leftkidney causing mild calyectasis.Multiple renal cortical cys?

Leftkidney measures11.3x5.5cms enlarged in size rightkidney 9x5.5cms 
perapelvic cyst leftkidney causing mild calyectasis.Multiple renal cortical cys?

Multiple kidney cyst: The vast majority of renal cysts and benign simple cysts which are a symptomatic and causes no problems. It is not the same as polycystic kidney disease, where many cysts on both kidneys could lead to kidney failure. An ultrasound can determine if these are simple vs complex cysts, the latter could be worrisome. I suspect the kind you have could simply be followed over time; urologist will guide. ...Read more

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Complex kidney cyst on right kidney. How would this be removed?

Complex kidney cyst on right kidney. How would this be removed?

? size, ? location: Can possibly removed by robot assisted surgery if robot available & surgeon is robot trained. Might be candidate for hand assisted laparoscopic surgery or laparoscopically depending upon size & location. Could also be removed by open flank or transabdominal surgery. Discuss with your urologist & don't be shy about getting second opinion if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will an ovarian cyst cause kidney stone like pain?

Will an ovarian cyst cause kidney stone like pain?

Possibly: Ovarian cyst s depending on their size may cause lower abdominal pain. They may also cause pain that radiates to other areas including the back. They may mimic the pain of kidney stones. When an evaluation is done urinanalysis , pelvic sonogram as well as physical exam will help to differentiate. ...Read more

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What does: Septated upper pole right renal cyst. Right kidney contains multi septated cyst, 4.5cm in size. May contain punctate calcification. - mean?

What does: Septated upper pole right renal cyst. Right kidney contains multi septated cyst, 4.5cm in size. May contain punctate calcification. - mean?

A single cyst: The cyst you have is not a simple cyst but a septate cyst ,that means the cyst space inside is divided into multiple small spaces from by of bands of tissue. Calcification in the cysts is common from concretions from long standing fluid inside the cysts. But as the cyst if 4.5 cm, just be it monitored with help of US once in every yr-2 yrs to r/o cancer development.Look for pain,blood in urine ...Read more

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Right kidney extrarenal pelvis means what?

Right kidney extrarenal pelvis means what?

Extra renal pelvis : The pelvis of the kidney is middle where everything centers. As urine is made by filtering blood this area collects urine then leads out through ureters to bladder. You have a more extensive area that resides in part outside the parameters of the kidney. Sometimes the appearance of this may be the result of obstruction. In general the concern is a larger pelvis means urine is stagnant. ...Read more

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Upper quadrant pain. spleen borderline size 12.1cm, mild bilateral pelviectasis of kidneys. minimal R-side hydronephrosis. peripelvic cyst. Normal?

Upper quadrant pain. spleen borderline size 12.1cm, mild bilateral pelviectasis of kidneys. minimal R-side hydronephrosis. peripelvic cyst. Normal?

Probably: Pelviectasis is a general term used to describe dilation of the renal pelvis, or collecting system of the kidney and, generally, is clinically insignificant. Hydronephrosis also refers to dilation of the renal pelvis, But has the added connotation that the pathology was caused by an obstructive process, such as a kidney stone or in your case the peripelvic cyst of Rt kidney. Unremarkable finding. ...Read more

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In your opinion what treatment for Punctate nonobstructing left upper pole renal stone. 15 mm cyst lower pole left kidney with milk of calcium.

In your opinion what treatment for Punctate nonobstructing left upper pole renal stone. 15 mm cyst lower pole left kidney
with milk of calcium.

NO TREATMENT: is indicated for what you describe except keeping yourself well hydrated! If the stone is a calcium stone you should get your medical professional's advice about limiting milk and antacids! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My friend affect kidney stone right side kidney stone size17.5mm and 16.6mm its any affect to kidney?

My friend affect kidney stone right side kidney stone size17.5mm and 16.6mm its any affect to kidney?

Kidney stone: These stones are large enough to not pass through the ureter easily -and thus can obstruct the ureter. This would cause pain and loss of kidney function. These stones should be removed or broken up. Then the friend requires a metabolic work up to determine why these stones are forming and commence preventative therapy. Essential is to drink 4 liters fluid per day. ...Read more

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Can renal cysts cause pain and discomfort? I have a septated cyst along with calyceal diverticulum with calculi in the right kidney

Can renal cysts cause pain and discomfort?
I have a septated cyst along with calyceal diverticulum with calculi in the right kidney

Sometimes: Kidney cysts rarely cause pain unless they are large or if infected which is not common.Depends also on the location of the cyst &what organ it is pressing on.25% of people at age 40 &50%at 50 have cysts.The calyceal diverticulum with stone sometimes requires intervention but only by a urologist with experience in laparoscopic &/or ureteroscopic procedures(depending in location in the kidney) ...Read more

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Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Depends on: size of mass and cysts and other findings. Painful menses and bloating are probably not related to these findings. Get an opinion from a gyn regarding need for further evaluation of these findings. ...Read more

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I have several hypoechoic nodules and probable cyst arising from ovaries nobiathan cyst in cervix right ovary 90mmby 11by12 left ovary 18m Concerned?

I have several hypoechoic nodules and probable cyst arising from ovaries nobiathan cyst in cervix right ovary 90mmby 11by12 left ovary 18m Concerned?

Limited info: Nabothian cysts are not to worry about, ovarian cysts or nodules can range from unimportant to very worrisome. Since we cannot see your scan online and don't know your history, strongly recommend ask the doctor who ordered the scan. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Parapevlic cyst on left kidney in 27 week pregnancy?

Parapevlic cyst on left kidney in 27 week pregnancy?

See below: Cysts in the kidney are common and benign. I would recommend having a second ultrasound of that kidney after the end of pregnancy to be sure that it is not enlarging and blocking the flow of urine from that kidney. ...Read more

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Findings at ER: left ovary contains heterogeneous peripherally vascular 2.5cm cyst. Right ovary has 2.0cm heterogeneous cyst. MUCH pain. What's next?

Findings at ER: left ovary contains heterogeneous peripherally vascular 2.5cm cyst. Right ovary has 2.0cm heterogeneous cyst. MUCH pain. What's next?

Options: For young women with a newly found cyst (or cysts) and bad pain - as long as they aren't too large (usually less than 7cm) we typically recommend allowing 6 weeks for the cysts to go away on their own - and then doing another sono to check and see if they are gone. sometimes a cyst can twist, or "torse" and that requires emergency surgery. If pain is severe, and meds don't help, surgery is option. ...Read more

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Just had a ct scan done with contrast it showed left adrenal adenoma 1.7 cm. small renal hypodensities left kidney. 1cmcomplex cyst left kidney should I be worried?

Just had a ct scan done with contrast it showed left adrenal adenoma 1.7 cm. small renal hypodensities left kidney. 1cmcomplex cyst left kidney should I be worried?

Likely no, but..: What you report are largely seen incidental findings but a few loose ends here should be addressed to make sure there is nothing more insidious ie.. how complex exactly is that left renal cyst? also, an adrenal adenoma cannot be definitely diagnosis on a contrast enhanced scan unless a very specific protocol was followed. Feel free to schedule a consult and we can review your CT and the details. ...Read more

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Liver: left lobe cyst measure 2.1x1.7x2.4 CM kidney: right 11 CM a midpole calculus left kidney 11.6 cm.Should i be worried? Dr says it's ok

Liver: left lobe cyst measure 2.1x1.7x2.4 CM kidney: right 11 CM  a midpole calculus  left kidney 11.6 cm.Should i be worried? Dr says it's ok

Don't worry: Cysts in the liver as long as proven to be just cysts are inconsequential. Your kidneys are fine except for the calculus. Ask for proper diet, and if needed a medicine to help dissolve it and other risks in its formation such as high uric acid or gout. Otherwise things look fine. ...Read more

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27cm septated ovarian cyst in right ovary with possible endometrioma part to it and 4cm functional cyst in left ovary got some symptoms of ov/ca help?

27cm septated ovarian cyst in right ovary with possible endometrioma part to it and 4cm functional cyst in left ovary got some symptoms of ov/ca help?

More info needed: It would be helpful to know your age. A 27cm ovarian cyst has a low chance of being cancer in a young women in her 20s; however, in an women in her 60s it would be very worrisome for cancer. No matter what your age, you should have it surgically removed. You might consider seeing a Gyn Oncologist for this surgery as they are the most qualified to perform the surgery on ovarian cancers. ...Read more

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I have Tiny concretions Right kidney lower pole and left Renal pelvis. what are its effects?

I have Tiny concretions Right kidney lower pole and left Renal pelvis. what are its effects?

Usually nothing!: They may represent PRIOR infection or tiny stones. They have no significance unless they are small stones in which case they could block (obstruct) the kidney involved. Knowing they are there is the important thing. Your Primary Care Provider will determine if a consultation with a UROLOGIST is necessary Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more