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A hypoechoic lobulated mass in the interior pole of the left kidney demonstrates internal flow on doppler interrogation measuring 1.1x1.4x1.2cm. Findi?

A hypoechoic lobulated mass in the interior pole of the left kidney demonstrates internal flow on doppler interrogation measuring 1.1x1.4x1.2cm. Findi?

More tests needed: It appears the next step would be to get a ct scan or MRI with contrast (if you can tolerate), as I am sure your physician or radiologist has already recommended/ordered. There are many possibilities and this is just a very scientific description of what is seen on the ultrasound, but the radiologist cannot tell you what it is yet. After the ct or mri, a biopsy or surgery might be necessary. ...Read more

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4cm mass on left kidney. What do that mean?

4cm mass on left kidney. What do that mean?

Kidney mass: First, it's important to know if it's a cyst (filled with fluid) or a solid mass (tissue). An ultrasound will be helpful to determine the difference. Cysts are very common and are usually found incidentally, and often don't require any intervention other than routine surveillance. A mass could be serious, and would require further testing. Your doctor can help you with the next steps of analysis. ...Read more

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A quarter sized hard mass was found on my right kidney tuesday. ....What will happen to me? I'm scared now

A quarter sized hard mass was found on my right kidney tuesday. ....What will happen to me? I'm scared now

Workup: How was this mass found? If a solid mass is found on a kidney it is usually assumed to be a cancer and is surgically removed. If the mass was seen on ultrasound you will probably get a ct with and without contrast. You will likely be referred to a urologist and assessed for surgery. If the mass is a primary renal cancer and is around 2cm, chances of a cure are good. ...Read more

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What could a 3cm. Mass on kidney be.

What could a 3cm. Mass on kidney be.

Cancer: Need a contrast study like ct or MRI to classify lesion. ...Read more

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Does a hypoechcoic mass on my kidney mean cancer?

Hypoechoic: Not likely but let your kidney specialist examine you and decide whether to give you more or less medications. If that is not helping you will be referred to a non- kidney specialist for further work up and management. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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How accurate is X-ray in detecting a mass in kidney?

How accurate is X-ray in detecting a mass in kidney?

A standard: X-ray would be nearly useless in detecting a kidney mass unless the mass was very large, and even then it would be iffy. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary for a lobulated mass of 7 mm by 5 mm in kidney?

Is surgery necessary for a lobulated mass of 7 mm by 5 mm in kidney?

It depends: On other imaging features. Some masses can be defined as benign, others as indeterminate, and others as having a high probability of malignancy. So it is possible that surgery might be indicated. ...Read more

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I have a hyperechoic mass in the pole of my kidney. What does this mean & what are my next steps?

I have a hyperechoic mass in the pole of my kidney. What does this mean & what are my next steps?

Next - usually CT: A hyperechoic mass may be an angiomyolipoma, renal cell cancer, or hemorrhagic cyst among others. A ct would often be indicated to differentiate further. Angiomyolipoma is a benign growth (also known as hamartoma) but it can bleed. Renal cell cancers used to be thought to be hypoechoic (dark on ultrasound), but there have been cases of tumors enveloping fat and becoming hyperechoic (brighton us). ...Read more

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What are lymnode a friend have 13cm mass on L kidney are all mass on kidneys s cancous no biospy taken can u be dignosed with cancous without it?

Likely cancer: A 13cm mass in a kidney is almost always a cancer. Generally a biopsy is not needed before treatment. Surgery is usually done to remove the kidney and the mass. ...Read more

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LT kidney normal size with no mass lesion, normal cortical thickness A mild to moderate stasis is seen in it Significant cortical thinning also seen7mm?

LT kidney normal size with no mass lesion, normal cortical thickness A mild to moderate stasis is seen in it Significant cortical thinning also seen7mm?

Here are some. ..: I wouldn't jump into the ship of overwhelming worry over this finding as described. Instead, make sure the finding is correlated with your clinical scenario over time to discern what could be the underlying cause if identifiable. On the other hand, the report may be a slight "normal" variation with no clinical significance at all. So, ask Doc for logical interpretation and follow-up before jumping ...Read more

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Can a mass found on the kidney be a pheochromocytoma?

Maybe: If it's superior to the kidney (on top of it), it's often arisen in the adrenal gland and if it's making you sick, it may be a pheo. These curious little tumors won't actually arise within the kidney. ...Read more

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How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?

How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?

There is no: Way to determine that without having a medical evaluation -- but adrenal masses rarely cause pain. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Small lobulated heterogeneously enhancing isodense mass at upper pole of left kidney measuring 2.8x2.4 cm. Please help?

Small lobulated heterogeneously enhancing isodense mass at upper pole of left kidney measuring 2.8x2.4 cm. Please help?

Ask your doctor...: More info on your general health profile will help decision-making. Clinically, nowadays, you have 3 reasonable options to follow including: 1, if young and healthy, do laparoscopic partial nephrectomy; 2. if reluctant, do biopsy to decide benignancy or malignancy - if malignant, operate as that in 1.; if benign, watch and see; 3.consider radio-frequency or cryo ablation. More? Ask... Or See me... ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a solid 2cm hypoechoic area on my left kidney midpole parapelvic region contiguous with the lateral cortex.

Should I be concerned about a solid 2cm hypoechoic area on my left kidney midpole parapelvic region contiguous with the lateral cortex.

Echo of kidney mass: F of unknown age has abnormal kidney echo asks Should I be concerned? Without knowing your age, family history of kidney problems such as kidney cancer or cysts and why echo was done cannot really help. But if u do official consult with us and send us Echo and so we can find out much more about you we can help more. But first I would ask your team there. They know you better. ...Read more

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I'm using serious mass supplement, I feel little back uncomfort. I think it could be kidneys. Can you recommend something to help? Thank you

I'm using serious mass supplement, I feel little back uncomfort. I think it could be kidneys. Can you recommend something to help? Thank you

Stop Supplement: Please stop this supplement. I have seen it seriously damage kidneys. Stopping it may be all you need, but I would advise a kidney test at the doctor's so you can get a sense of how damaged these kidneys have become. And then you can also have follow up tests to prove they recovered. ...Read more

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I have a large mass on kidney, 12x8x9cm large. Described as having tubular cystic areas without vascularity, what are the things this may be?

Urology referral: I would encourage you to seek an evaluation from a urologist who can weigh in on the nature of the mass. I assume the details you described are from a percutaneous biopsy? ...Read more

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