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my dr found cist on my right kidney what does that mean
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replied February 28th, 2017
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A cyst is a fluid filled round bag-like structure

Renal cysts occur in a variety of genetic diseases in adults and children, but ‎‎"simple renal cysts" are commonly observed in normal kidneys. They are so ‎common, it is difficult to consider them a disease. ‎

Simple cysts are round and have one wall, much like a ping pong ball. They ‎rarely require treatment.
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Complex cysts have walls within the outer wall or are a collection of small ‎cysts. The latter can harbor cancerous masses.‎

In your case, additional investigations need to be done to get more details, so that proper assessment of further management can be done.



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