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Renal Sinus Cyst

2014-11-20 09:00

Renal Sinus CystKidney cyst or renal cyst is a round sac that can be filled with air, fluid, or plasma. Renal sinus cyst is simple renal cysts that arises from renal sinus.

Two types of renal sinus cysts

● Parapelvic cysts: Originate from the adjacent parenchyma and protrude into the renal sinus

● Peripelvic cysts: Originate within the sinus itself and have a lymphatic origin

Get facts on renal sinus cysts

● Peripelvic cysts are frequently bilateral. This cyst is simple renal cyst that is found close to pelvis and renal hulum. In rare cases, this kind of renal cyst will cause kidney damage. When followed up they remain unchanged size. They are often confused with hydronephrosis. You can send your test report to us at, and we can help you to confirm.

● Parapelvic cyst. It is simple renal cyst that plunge into renal sinus from the adjacent renal parenchyma. They are usually single or few and resemble simple renal cortical cyst in morphology. A parapelvic cyst at times may cause compression of the pelvicalyceal system resulting in hydronephrosis.

Symptoms of renal sinus cyst

If the cyst is small, it can be asymptomatic. When it enlarges, it will compress the nearby organs, including the kidney itself. As a result, patients may experience some symptoms like:

1. Lower back pain

2. Enlarged kidneys

3. Protein or blood in the urine

4. High blood pressure

5. Fatigue

6. Stomach bloating, nausea or vomiting

7. Kidney stone

Treatment for renal sinus cyst

No specific treatment is needed if there is no discomfort. However, when you have symptoms listed above or other problems, you should take immediate treatment. One more thing you should remember is that you should avoid medicines that have potential toxins for kidneys.

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