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I had a nuclear scan done on my kidneys that showed I had

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I had a nuclear scan done on my kidneys that showed I had relative functioning mass on both kidneys,what does that mean.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

If you have the report with you, can you please attach it here for me to see.

Thank you

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

did you have any ultrasound prior to having this scan?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

Yes

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

Was that normal?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

It showed progressive hydronephrosis

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

The mass that the radiologist mentioned is likely to be a tumor in the kidney.

You will likely also require a CT scan if you have not had that done already.

Also a referral to a urologist to have a look, if that has not already been done.

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