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Back Pain years after nephrectomy
I had a radical nephrectomy in 2005 for a benign tumor. (dr said it was precancerous)   I recovered well and got consecutive clean scans for 4 years, so now do not have to have any more.  I recently have developed back pain on that side near the bottom of my ribcage. It hurts on and off and at first I thought it was muscular, but it seems to be more localized to one specific area.  Could this be scar tissue?
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Hello,
For such kind of back pain after nephrectomy, the possibilities of scar and adhesion formation and any neurological/ spinal issues causing neurological pain need to be ruled out. You need to get a CT and MRI scan of the spine and the kidney area to confirm the diagnosis.

I hope it helps. Take care and regards.

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