Renal sinus cyst

Case contributed by Dr Abdulmajid Bawazeer


The patient concerned about right cavitary kidney lesion, So IVU was done upon her physician request.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

There is a distortion in the lower calyceal group of the right kidney and upward deviation of the renal pelvis by a barely seen radiolucent round structure with no calyceal dilatation.
Normal excretion of both kidneys with no hydronephrosis.
The urinary bladder appears smooth in outline. 


Complimentary right renal ultrasound is done and shows a well defined anechoic round lesion with no internal vascularity or calcification in the renal sinus of the right kidney without hydronephrosis.

Case Discussion

The renal cyst usually evaluated by ultrasound and enhanced CT scan, however, it can be suspected by Intravenous urography.

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Case information

rID: 70524
Published: 3rd Sep 2019
Last edited: 4th Sep 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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