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The Difference Between Kidney Cyst And Polycystic Kidney

2018-10-08 11:38

To most kidney patients they are often confused by the kidney cyst and polycystic kidney,then i will show you the difference between them as following:

First concept for Renal cyst

It is a general term for cystic masses of different sizes appearing in the kidney that do not communicate with the outside world. Renal cysts can be divided into polycystic kidney, simple renal cyst and acquired renal cyst. What is the difference between renal cyst and polycystic kidney? Look at the following analysis of the three cysts. So, what is the difference between renal cyst and polycystic kidney?

How to distinguish polycystic kidney from renal cyst?

1. Etiology and pathogenesis: Polycystic kidney is a hereditary disease that is often autosomal inheritance. Multiple renal cysts can be congenital, and can be caused by trauma, inflammation, tumors, etc.

2. Family history: There are similar patients in the polycystic kidney family members, and there are often no similar patients in the polycystic kidney family.

3, content in side the cyst: The polycystic kidney contains urine, and the multiple renal cysts contain body fluids ( like plasma ), including red blood cells, etc.

4. Complications and hazards: Polycystic kidney can cause hematuria, hypertension and edema

, renal insufficiency, uremia; multiple renal cysts generally do not cause hypertension, renal insufficiency, etc.

5. Prevention: For patients with polycystic kidney, we can control the development of cystic body and eliminate symptoms. Multiple renal cysts can control or reduce the cystic body, while smaller ones can be eliminated.

Renal cyst is a general term for cystic masses with different sizes in the kidney that do not communicate with the outside world. Common renal cysts can be divided into adult polycystic kidney, simple renal cyst and acquired renal cyst.

Polycystic kidney is a hereditary disease. Polycystic kidney is more severe than single renal cyst because of the existence of multiple renal cysts. The degree of renal compression is greater and polycystic kidney cyst is enlarged, which is the initial factor for polycystic kidney to initiate renal fibrosis.

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