What is a low density mass on posterior of kidney?
I went to the hospital for tests (mainly for heart). During a CT Chest with contrast a "1-1.3 cm round low desity mass in the posterior aspect of the left kidney that should be further characterized with ultrasound." was discovered. I have had more than a dozen kidney stones (am 40 years old, 5'8 1/2", 181 lbs, non smoker). I have not been experiencing any discomfort or pain. Could this be related to kidney stones? I am scheduled to have an MRI next week. Any suggestions? They also found a subcentimeter soft tissue nodule in the right costophrenic sulcus and I am following up with a lung specialist next week. My sister died 6 months ago from lung cancer that had metastisized to brain...bones, etc. This is very worrisome.....But my heart was fine.
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