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34*26mm Cortical Cyst in the Mid Pole of Left Kidney

I have a cortical cyst measuring 34*26mm noted in the mid pole of left kidney. Kindly explain me in detail as to know what it means and what should I do to cure the cortical cyst.

The Doctor Answered:

34*26mm Cortical Cyst in the Mid Pole of Left Kidney34*26mm cortical cyst means there is a fluid-filled mass developing in renal cortex, which consists of more than one million of nephrons. Healthy nephrons can keep the normal kidney function. If the cortical cyst becomes too big, it will cause kidney damage. Therefore, even though renal cortical cyst is usually benign and symptomless, more and more symptoms and discomforts will appear with its expansion.

At present, there is no specific treatment can treatment renal cortical cyst completely. Only in rare cases, quite small cortical cyst can disappear by itself. In most cases, cortical cyst grows continuously even if slowly.

To shrink cortical cyst in the mid pole of left kidney, what we can do is to increase the permeability of cystic walls and prompt the reabsorption of sac fluid. As the fluid is discharged from the body gradually, your renal cortical cyst will reduce spontaneously. Then, you can live with this cyst safely and healthily.

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