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spongy kidney

Have a question had a ultrasound done said had a spongy kidney maybe fatty kidney sent to urologists than they cancelled my appointment saying I need to c a nepheroligist how ever u spell it so I'm confused what does it mean m what's wrong with me
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I'm not sure what that means "fatty kidney."  A urologist deals with surgical problems in the kidney like stones, blockages, or cancers.  A nephrologist deals more with functional issues of the kidneys.
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