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May be ...: Parapelvic cyst is referred to a cyst at /in the renal sinus of a kidneys, where the kidney collecting tubing system, kidney arteries & veins, and lymphatics system converge to kidney mass. Yes, it may become bigger, but with a widely variable pace and very rarely cause a clinical difficulty. So, don't worry because the odd to cause problem is so rare and the situation is in your favor. Best wish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Congenital: There are usually benign fluid filled sacs that are located in the kidney as a "cyst". Kidney/renal cysts are pretty common. They are congenital, which means they may be inherited or just a result of the process of growth alterations as a fetus from uncertain intrauterine factors. Sometimes they can obstruct the kidney. If you have it on a scan, see a urologist. ...Read more
Ct scan - it says left-sided parapelvic cyst and it also says prominent mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. What does this mean for me?
The parapelvic: Renal cyst is of no significance. The lymphadenopathy is concerning and can occur in a number of cancers (metastases/lymphoma) but can also occur in the setting of infection and autoimmune disorders. Your doctor can tell you how the lymphadenopathy is going to be evaluated. ...Read more
I had my right kidney removed because of rcc. I now have a 16mm parapelvic cyst in my remaining kidney. Should i worry? I have high blood pressure.
No: Renal cysts are very common. 16 mm is very tiny and wouldn't interfere with function. Don't worry. ...Read more
Ct scan w/ contrast results say 1) renal parapelvic cysts & 2) defect right posterior diaphragm with herniation of fat into the right posterior costophrenic sulcus. What does this mean?
Many kinds: A cyst is an abnormal, fluid-filled, epithelially-lined, closed structure -- a definition learned early by every medical student. There are hundreds of types, but the most familiar is the common epidermoid inclusion / "sebaceous" cyst under the skin. Privately i think many of these start with bug bites, but nobody's proved it. Cheers! ...Read more
They leak!: Cysts are invagination of skin --a pocket of skin folded inside out. What normally sloughs off is now collecting in this "sock". It will periodically leak. If it's a *slow* leak, nothing happens and the cyst collapses, and 'goes away'. Then over time, this pocket recollects the content again, and it comes back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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