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I was got an accident in 2012 jan my left kidney 40%dmged&spleen remvd.Rcntly scaned report is left kdny is nrml.Right kdny is hypoplastic wt cn i do?
Perhaps: They mixed the sides when reading your scan. It does not make sense otherwise. ...Read more
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
I am having trouble eating, after eating i feel sharp pain in my spleen/ kidney area. I woke up with nosebleeds. My back hurts as well..Whats wrong?
See your doctor: Nosebleeds may be due to many causes including a low platelet count or simply due to dry indoor heat. I recommend that you get checked by your doctor because you have pain in the area of your spleen. If your spleen is enlarged from mononucleosis, for example, you could have pain in that area and other problems. Are you bruising easily? If so, that is another sign of low platelets. ...Read more
Dense bones: Classic differential diagnosis: renal osteodystrophy (maybe all 3) sickle cell disease (prob not) myelofibrosis (could cause all 3) osteopetrosis (could) pyknodysostosis (rare and you would know) metastatic carcinoma (could) mastocytosis (rare but maybe) paget disease (prob not) athletes (no) fluorosis (rare). ...Read more
See your doctor.: These symptoms should be evaluated in greater detail with a physician who can take a proper history and exam. Good luck! ...Read more
Accessory spleen: Or ectopic spleen tissue. Can be multiple. Usually about 1 cm in diameter. Present in up to 10% of population, usually harmless.; usually of no significance. Most common problem is misinterpretation of abdominal ct or MRI to be a tumor. I have seen a case of splenogonadal fusion with a splenunculus fused to left testicle ; originally incorrectly diagnosed as a testis tumor. ...Read more
I got a ultrasound done and it says I have a splenunculus near my spleen and left kidney. What does this indicate?
Accessory: Splenic tissue. This is a common finding of no importance. ...Read more
Splenectomy: can predispose you to future infections with encapsulated organisms and elevated platelet count that can lead to blood clots. Kidney biopsy if done by and interventional radiologist is generally very safe, if coagulation parameters are normal. Both answers are general answers and it may not apply to your specific situation, so ask your doctor for detailed answer. ...Read more