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Does a CT scan that shows dialation in one of the kidneys mean cancer?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Not necessarily

Dilation is a reflection of obstruction which may be due to a cancer or a benign tumor/polyp, a small stone, or a scarring of ureter.

In brief: Not necessarily

Dilation is a reflection of obstruction which may be due to a cancer or a benign tumor/polyp, a small stone, or a scarring of ureter.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology

In brief: Dilated Renal Pelvis

At your age, a dilated renal pelvis may mean a partial obstruction at any point in the renal collecting system is causing a condition known as hydronephrosis.
This can be due to a congenital problem with the ureter, a kidney stone, or a myriad of other conditions. You should consult a nephrologist immediately.

In brief: Dilated Renal Pelvis

At your age, a dilated renal pelvis may mean a partial obstruction at any point in the renal collecting system is causing a condition known as hydronephrosis.
This can be due to a congenital problem with the ureter, a kidney stone, or a myriad of other conditions. You should consult a nephrologist immediately.
Dr. Morton Levitt
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