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Pain in chest on the left side. 2nd echo normal, ultrasound shows cortical cyst in kidney. What to do ?

Hello Doctor, My dad is suffering pain down to his chest in the left side. and previously we thought may be it is related to heart then we underwent a 2d echo but the report came as normal. then we went to an orthopedic Dr. and he suggested us to go with Ultrasound for abdomen. and it was found that it has got cortical cyst measuring 49 X 35 mm in right kidney . Pls suggest what can be done. Thank u
Asked On : Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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Welcome to HCM and thanks for your query.
Simple renal cortical cysts have been increasingly found due to widespread usage of ultrasound scan for abdominal pain.
These cysts need no intervention and need only yearly scan to check for any alarming changes that need intervention.
The chest pain is unrelated.

Answered: Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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