This is a renal cyst located in the interpolar region of the kidney.
A cyst is a fluid filled round bag-like structure.
Renal cysts occur in a variety of genetic diseases in adults and children, but ââ"simple renal cysts" are commonly observed in normal kidneys. They are so âcommon, it is difficult to consider them a disease. â
The simple kidney cyst is a fluid filled spherical space within the kidney. A simple kidney cyst has no risk of becoming a kidney cancer and is therefore nothing to worry about. Usually as age progresses 50% of most adults develop cysts in the kidneys which increase in size as well.
Simple kidney cysts have no clinical implications. Usually, simple kidney cysts do not result in any symptoms and cause no harm to the body. On rare occasions, a cyst may cause symptoms such as flank pain, but this is quite unusual. If a simple kidney cyst is believed to cause pain or another symptom, it can usually be treated by a radiologist who can perform aspiration and sclerosis of the simple kidney cyst under radiographic guidance with ultrasound or CT scanning.
It would be best that you consult with your doctor who can assess your symptoms and provide a specific medical opinion.
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