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Is Parapelvic Cyst A Sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease

2013-07-15 11:07

Is Parapelvic Cyst A Sign of Polycystic Kidney DiseaseParapelvic cyst, secondary to renal cortical cyst, is another common type of kidney cyst. For people over the age of 50, the incidence of kidney cyst will increase with age. Once they are diagnosed with parapelvic cyst, most of them can’t help think of Polycystic Kidney Disease, which is more severe than simple kidney cyst. Can parapelvic cyst be a sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease?

In PKD especially ADPKD, a cluster of cysts usually occur from kidney cortex and then spread to other parts of the kidneys or other organs such as liver. Therefore, if you are found a number of sacs in you renal pelvis, it may be a sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease, otherwise it is just simple kidney cyst. Additionally, several ways can help judge you judge whether you have PKD.

Family history: Most often, Polycystic Kidney Disease has family aggregation, so you may have to consider it, if other members in your family have PKD.

The sac fluid: Simple kidney cyst is filled with body fluid, while the sac liquid in PKD is urine including urea acid, creatinine, urea, protein, etc. According to capsule contents, you can find out which kidney disorder you have.

Symptoms: PKD, compared with simple parapelvic cyst, is more likely to cause some symptoms such as high blood pressure, blood in urine, edema, renal insufficiency, kidney failure, etc. If you have some symptoms, tell the doctor timely.

The above methods only can help you make a initial diagnosis. To get an accurate diagnosis, some tests including ultrasound, CT scan, genetic test, blood test, etc, are needed. Of course, it doesn’t mean you should do all of these tests, tell the online doctor your illness condition so he gives you some suggestions.

Whether your parapelvic cyst is simple kidney cyst or PKD, taking treatment timely is very important. At present, Micro-Chinese Medicine along with a healthy diet can help shrink kidney cysts successfully. If you want to know more about this treatment or diet plan, you can leave a message to us. Never miss the best time to shrink your cyst with correct remedy.

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