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What Are Parapelvic Kidney Cyst Causes and Treatments

2013-06-23 14:58

As its name shows, a parapelvic kidney cyst is commonly located in renal pelvis, and it may occasionally cause obstruction to renal pelvis or ureter. If left uncontrolled, the continuous enlargement of parapelvic cyst is more likely to cause kidney damage.

What are parapelvic cyst causes?

Our kidney, a vital excretory organ, include renal parenchyma and renal pelvis. The lower part of renal pelvis is connected with ureter and responsible for collecting urine and transporting urine to ureter.

When the renal pelvis becomes abnormal, parapelvic cyst may occur. Even though the exact cause of this kidney cyst is not fully understood, kidney experts thinks most of parapelvic cysts may be due to congenital factors. In addition, some other factors can also increase its incidence.

- Gender: Even though parapelvic kidney cysts may happen to both male and female, male commonly have a higher risk.

- Age: Most of people with parapelvic cyst have it after 50s. With age, the incidence of this type of kidney cyst becomes higher and higher.

If you are at a high risk of parapelvic kidney cyst, regular examination is able to help you detect it as early as possible. Once your kidney cysts have caused some symptoms such as lower back pain and blood urine, it means your cysts have become too big. Here, taking correct treatment is quite necessary for you.

What are parapelvic kidney cyst treatments?

With large parapelvic cyst, you can choose one of the following treatments to manage your cysts:

- Symptom management: With various drugs like antibiotics, painkillers and anti-hypertension agents, this therapy aims to relieve patients’ symptoms and discomforts.

- Surgery: For large symptomatic cysts, doctor may recommend surgery therapies such as aspiration and laparoscopic to remove parapelvic kidney cyst.

- Herbal remedy: Compared with the above treatments, herbal remedy focuses on all kidney cysts both large and small. Through prompting the reabsorption of sac fluid and inhibiting the fluid supplement, parapelvic cysts can be shrunk gradually.

No matter what causes you parapelvic kidney cyst, taking correct treatment is the key to avoid further healthy problems. Don’t miss the best treatment time.

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