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Friday, May 24, 2013
I recently had a CT scan to check out a bladder stone that I developed due to a Prolene stitch in my bladder from a surgery 10 years ago. The CT scan showed a 4-5 mm cortical cyst mid kidney of the left kidney. Is this anything I should be concerned about?
Cysts are often described as simple or complex. If it was a simple cyst there is no worry. If it is a complex cyst it may need further investigation. Ask your doctor what type of cyst this was. The radiologist would have described it in the Xray report.
Thomas Zipp, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University