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HIDA scan with minimal function. The renal sonogram shows mayo thinning of kidney and the cyst

I had a GB sonogram that was negative but showed a cyst of the right kidney . They scheduled me for a HIDA scan and Renal sonogram.The HIDA scan with minimal function. The renal sonogram shows mayo thinning of kidney and the cyst. What is that on the kidney? Could the gallbladder be causing kidney problem. My abdomen is swollen on right side.
Asked On : Thu, 24 Mar 2011
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The gall bladder problem and renal cyst do not seem to be related. Renal cysts are usually asymptomatic and do not pose any problem and remain as such for the life. Single renal cysts do not need any treatment.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal

Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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