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Can kidney cysts cause adrenal insufficiency?

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

The adrenal glands, sitting on top of each kidney, are typically preserved in cystic kidney diseases.
However that does not exclude screening for ai if clinical features are present such as unexplained hypotension, salt craving or worsening headaches.

In brief: No

The adrenal glands, sitting on top of each kidney, are typically preserved in cystic kidney diseases.
However that does not exclude screening for ai if clinical features are present such as unexplained hypotension, salt craving or worsening headaches.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

It's very unlikely a kidney cyst can cause problems to the adrenals.

In brief: No

It's very unlikely a kidney cyst can cause problems to the adrenals.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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