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What Are Renal Cortical Cysts Mean

2013-09-19 17:20

What Are Renal Cortical Cysts MeanWhat are Renal Cortical Cysts mean? With the rapid development of modern medicine, many kidney diseases have been checked out. In recent years, this disease has affected lots of people especially the elderly.

However, few of them really know about this disorder, and today we are going to explain it in detail.

Introduction about this kidney disorder

Renal Cortical cysts refers to fluid-filled sac that develops in the cortex. And it is more likely to occur in people above 50. The number of cysts can be one or more. In some conditions, there will be bilateral cortical cyst.

Symptoms of renal cortical cyst

In normal condition, when the cyst is smaller than 4cm, patients will not experience symptoms and discomforts. And this disease can be detected when they do some routine examination. As the disease progresses, when the cyst is above 4cm or cyst rupture, a series symptoms will occur. Such as frequent urination, back pain or abdominal pain, high blood pressure(hypertension), hematuria(gross hematuria and microscopic hematuria), etc.

Treatments for renal cortical cyst


In western medicine, surgeries may be recommended by the doctors. And we should confirm that this treatment are effective in shrinking big cysts and relieving corresponding symptoms. But there are also some disadvantages, the disease can recur easily and surgery can do nothing to refrain the growth of smaller cysts.

Traditional Herbal medicines

In China, doctors prefer to herbal medicines. And one of them is known as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, compared with surgeries, it can help to prompt the reabsorption of fluid-filled sac, through improving the circulation of blood and increasing the permeability of cystic walls.

Generally, the herbal medicines take longer time to shrink cysts, but it can treat small cortical cysts effectively and lower the risk of recurrence. More information about this therapy, you can click here “ What is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy ”.

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