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Kidneys cortex thinning

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I have just had an ultrasound and was told that my renal cortex was thin, She told me ... urine. If there is a problem what can be done about it. Can I increase the cortex widthwith anything? ...

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Result of my scan: right kidney is normal in size with some cortical thinning and pelvic fullness. Left kidneyis normal with pelvic calyceal fullness again noted. Please kindly explain the above ...

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and gall bladder swellin and small kidneys with cortex thinning. She has not been able to eat and she ... years old. My question is could her kidneys be failing from liver cirrhosis which she hasnt been ...

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kidney measures 11cm the right 9.5. A dilated uretaris is visible measuring 11mm.there is significant thinning of the renal cortex on the right. ...

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mm cyst in my right kidney. The report says that there is a 5mm nodule of mixed echogenicity in the cortex of the right kidney. The lesion because of its small size is difficult to characterise ...

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things on the internet saying that slightly thinned cortex is kidney disease can you help me ? ...hi i had an ultrasound on my kidneys the results where i had hydrophrosis on my left kidney which ...

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I was dxd with osteoporosis @ 54 yo. My Gfr was 56 and my creatinine is 1.03. She ordered a kidney ultrasound which revealed mild renal cortex thinning. I have hypercholesterolemia managed well by tricor ...

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My husband had an ultrasound that stated he had mild thinning of the cortex of his left kidney. There was also a slight enlargement of the spleen. What does this mean..?? and What else should we be watching ...

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there is a well defined rounded cystic lesion noted within cortex of the left kidney near the mid pollar region measuring 14.2X13-5mm which is anechoic in echopattern and the wall of it is thin ...

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Hello Doc, I have been told by my urologist that the cortex of both my kidneys are thinning at an alarming rate . This conclusion was arrived at after viewing the ultra sound images of kidneys ...

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I have done ultra sonic on my kidneys last days, the doctor found small lesion 4,3mm in cortex of my left kidney, he mentioned to me, no problem and advice me donot think about it it could be stone ...

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I just had back surgery s/p fusion had to get a follow up ct scan for fluid pockets Now on the report they ve noted finding of a 9mm nodule arising enterally from the cortex of the left kidney Im ...

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A recent abdominal untrasound showed some increased echogenicity in the right renal cortex - no stones. Left kidney looks fine. I tend to not take in enough fluids, but I am working on it. My BUN = 39 ...

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I had a renal ultrasound done and the results say I have diffuse thinning of the cortex of my kidneys. Nine years ago I was told that my kidneys resembled cauliflower instead of an apple cut in half ...

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headaches and nausea after exercise. She had an ultrasound and was told that she has a thinning of the cortex of the kidney. She also has an inflamed and her blood work tested positive for ANA. The little ...

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Hi..it means that there is some solid structure in renal that is kidney cortex...

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Renal cysts can develop quite frequently in the setting of hypertension and diabetes. The presence of renal cysts makes it all that much more important to maintain good control of your blood pressure and blood glucose levels to prevent further changes in your kidneys. Renal cysts usually do not cause pain. Please follow closely with your primary care physician to monitor any changes in kidneys.

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Hello Thanks for query. Calcification of the paranchyma of the kidney(Nephrocalcinosis) is due to deposition of calcium in renal cortex .Most common causes being 1)Hyperparathyroidism 2) Hyper calcimea ,renal tubular acidosis and renal tuberculosis. 3)Medullary Sponge Kidney. Please onsult qualified Nephrologist for further investigations to find out the cause for further treatment. Dr.Patil