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mildly dilated right kidney with echo

Pelvicalyceal system is mildly dilated in right kidney with echo. What is this problem?
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replied October 29th, 2016
The description of a mildly dilated pelvicalyceal system of the kidneys would be a indicator of possible obstruction of the urine flow from the kidneys. The condition is called Hydronephrosis.


Since this is a anatomic issue, medications usually are not helpful to cure the condition. Medications may be used only to treat symptoms or complications (like infections) associated with the condition.

Other possible causes of kidney enlargment include - Cysts, tumors, systemic disorders like amyloidosis, etc.

Hence it would be recommended that you consult the treating doctors (Urologist) and seek proper advice and help.

I hope this helps.



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