Kidney mass is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of kidney mass are acute kidney injury, kidney cancer, and polycystic kidney disease. Other possible causes, such as alcoholic liver disease, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with kidney mass, 35% report having side pain, 26% report having excessive urination at night, and 26% report having back pain.
Patients with kidney mass often receive radiographic imaging procedure, x-ray computed tomography, urinalysis, excision, ultrasonography, rectal examination, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation) and biopsy .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with kidney mass include allopurinol, losartan, propranolol, ginkgo biloba extract (ginkgo), ranolazine (ranexa), amlodipine / olmesartan, vincristine, fluvoxamine (luvox), repaglinide (prandin), calcium acetate, calcitriol, granisetron and aspirin / dipyridamole .
Groups of people at highest risk for kidney mass include age 75+ years age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get kidney mass.