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What is difference from renal cyst and compartmentalized renal cyst?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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In brief: Septation

Renal cysts can be simple (one cavity and one capsule) or septated or having compartments.
Those are complex cysts and some of them may have a higher chance of being or turning malignant than simple cysts. Those complex cysts need to be monitored and may need to be biopsied.

In brief: Septation

Renal cysts can be simple (one cavity and one capsule) or septated or having compartments.
Those are complex cysts and some of them may have a higher chance of being or turning malignant than simple cysts. Those complex cysts need to be monitored and may need to be biopsied.
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