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Simple kidney cysts

Simple kidney cysts: Introduction

Simple kidney cysts: Simple kidney cysts are abnormal pouches containing fluid. The simple cyst is the most common form of kidney cyst. Although its cause is not fully ... more about Simple kidney cysts.

Simple kidney cysts: Usually harmless kidney cysts appearing later in life. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Simple kidney cysts is available below.

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Treatments for Simple kidney cysts

  • No treatment - some cysts need not be treated
  • Kidney surgery
  • Most simple cysts are asymptomatic and are often an incidental finding when imaging of the kidneys is performed for other reasons
  • Symptomatic cysts can be managed surgically with aspiration, sclerosis, laparoscopic or open resection
  • more treatments...»

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Simple kidney cysts are abnormal pouches containing fluid. The simple cyst is the most common form of kidney cyst. Although its cause is not fully understood, we do know that the simple cyst is not an inherited condition. Cysts may be single or multiple and develop on small tubes in the kidneys. (Source: excerpt from Simple Kidney Cysts: NIDDK)

 

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