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Can a renal cysts cause hypokalemia?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

A renal cyst is usually a benign formation within the kidney that usually goes unnoticed until one has an imaging study such as an ultrasound or cat scan that reveals it (them).
There can be multiple. There is a condition called polycystic disease of the kidney and this is a different story. A cyst in and of itself in the kidney does not cause low potassium levels (hypokalemia).

In brief: No

A renal cyst is usually a benign formation within the kidney that usually goes unnoticed until one has an imaging study such as an ultrasound or cat scan that reveals it (them).
There can be multiple. There is a condition called polycystic disease of the kidney and this is a different story. A cyst in and of itself in the kidney does not cause low potassium levels (hypokalemia).
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Renal cyst low K?

Not likely. Need moe details.
Happy to give second opinion.

In brief: Renal cyst low K?

Not likely. Need moe details.
Happy to give second opinion.
Dr. Clarence Grim
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