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Upper Pole Of The Left Kidney
Im 35 yrs of age and diagnose with septated cyst between the spleen and upper pole of the left kidney is it too bad and need to undergo operation?
CYST: The size and presummed origin of the cyst determine the nature of the problem. A septation places it into a different category if it's from the kidney but it is still very likely to be benign and unlikely to cause symptoms unless it grows. The key is the thickness of the wall and if there is blood flow or calcifications seen in the walls or septum. These are in a more serious category. ...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
6mm stone in the upper pole of the left kidney. Painful since i passed my first stone 6 months ago. Microhematuria x 6 months. What are my options?
Scope vs ESWL: Ureteroscopy for your symptomatic stone is emerging as a better option for treating renal calculi than eswl. It is also important to be on some type of therapy to minimize development of more stones. ...Read more
M58, CT scan says "bilateral renal cortical cyst noted. The largest cyst at the upper pole of the left kidney measures 3.8x5 cm." Is this significiant?
Probably not: The majority of people develop a few kidney cysts, especially by the time we reach your age. They are usually benign. A kidney ultrasound would better characterize if it is a simple cyst (benign) or not, especially if there was no IV contrast in the CT scan. It should be noted how many cysts were found, which was not apparent in your description, so I'm only assuming one on each kidney. ...Read more
I been diagnosed with a benign 3.5cm cortical cyst identified in my upper pole of my left kidney.Is this normal?What possible treatment that i can use
See below: As suggested , it is benign, not likely to cause any problems, or cause symptoms. There are no definite recommendations in literature about monitoring this cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My CT report showing cortical and upper pole cyst in left kidney. Caliectasis with hdn also present in left kidney. What should I do?
Discuss: Discuss with doctor who ordered scan. ...Read more
I have had glomerulonephritis from age of 7 GFR is 9% I am 62. Just been diagnosed with cancer in upper pole of left kidney, what's the procedure.
What is the meaning for a cyst measuring 1.7 CM x1.5cm noted in the lower pole of the left kidney, whether it is curable or non-curable details please?
No cure ...: Most likely, the cyst of left kidney is a common incidental finding found while being evaluated with CT/MRI for abdominal pain or backache, will stay with you forever, and most times requires no Rx / intervention if a simple cyst is well defined. If not, periodic US for follow-up may be required. As to how often the F/U is needed, ask Doc for detail timely. Remember Doc have never cured anyone but ...Read more
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