Kidney Cysts | Diagnosis & Tests

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How are kidney cysts found?

Almost all kidney cysts are found on tests that create a picture of your internal organs. These tests include ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Sometimes kidney cysts are found when one of these tests is performed for another reason.

Source

Evaluation of Incidental Renal and Adrenal Masses by JC Higgins, CDR, MC, USN and JM Fitzgerald, MAJ, USAF, MC (American Family Physician January 15, 2001, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010115/288.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 09/00

Read More About Kidney Cysts Diagnosis & Tests

For Kids: Getting an MRI

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