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What Is a Simple Renal Cortical Cyst

2015-06-22 01:23

What Is a Simple Renal Cortical CystWhen people get the ultrasound test report, they may be confused about the medical term on the paper. What is a simple renal cortical cyst?

Overview of kidney cyst

“simple” refers to the type of kidney cyst. There are two types: simple and complex kidney cyst.

“cortical” means the location of cyst on kidney. If the cyst forms in the renal cortex, the outside region of the kidneys, it is called renal cortical cyst.

Prognosis of simple renal cortical cyst

A simple kidney cyst has no irregularity of inner structure and has no risk of being cancer. It usually causes no symptoms unless it grow more than 3 cm. People with a simple kidney cyst may live a normal whole life without knowing it.

However, even though the kidney cyst is simple, it can cause some symptoms when it grows very big. Problems occur when the simple renal cortical cyst is more than 2 cm. Common symptoms include back pain, high blood pressure or blood in urine, etc.

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Treatment for simple renal cortical cyst

No matte which type of kidney cyst or where the cyst forms, treatment for patients with renal cyst should protect the renal function.

According to our clinical practices, I recommend you to take traditional Chinese herbs, which can not only shrink kidney cyst but also can improve renal function.

Commonly used method in our hospital, Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital, include Maikang composition, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath or Acupuncture, etc. Our expert will choose right herbal medicines based on the patient’s illness condition. We have helped patients from about one hundred countries, so you can trust us!

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