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I have a cyst that may be hemmorhagic or proteinaceous,

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i have a cyst that may be hemmorhagic or proteinaceous
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Customer: recent MRCP test for other issues (cysts in pancreas which turned out to be nothing...common to cystic fibrosis patients - which I am) also showed:
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Customer: T2
hyperintense right renal cysts are identified, some of which show T1
hyperintensity, compatible with hemorrhagic or proteinaceous
components. The signal characteristics of the kidneys are otherwise
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

it sounds like you had an MRI scan of your abdomen which showed some hemorrhagic or proteinaceous cysts in the kidney.

these types of cyst are very common in the kidney and 99.99% of the time, they are benign.

your radiologist can use a Bosniak classification system to tell how worried they are about your kidney cysts.

usually hemorrhagic or proteinaceous cysts are Bosniak level 2 and have a 0% chance of malignancy

I would not be worried about these cysts.

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