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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
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I had an ultrasound done and have a 5cm cyst, also a 18 mm

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I had an ultrasound done and have a 5cm cyst, also a 18 mm complex cyst arising from the power pole of the left kidney. It was also noted that i had a dromedary hump or a 2 cm complex solid nodule arising from the midpole of the left kidney. The renal cortical echotexture is overall greater than anticipated. Are these findings something to be concerned about. I have an appointment next week with kidney doctor to discuss the findings, but would like to hear from someone else.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 months ago.


I am a double board certified doctor.

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Yes, this is a concern.

Bot***** *****ne, you need a CT with contrast of the kidneys.

If there is a separate blood supply to the complex cyst, and other feastures, then it can be cancer and needs to be removed from the kidney.

A urologist would also be valuable to consult at this time.

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