Some symptoms of a complex kidney cyst include abdominal and flank pain, a palpable growth and hematuria. These symptoms may manifest when a complex renal cyst arises from a simple kidney cyst due to complications or enl... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Simple kidney cysts are generally harmless, while cysts associated with polycystic kidney disease can be dangerous and have the potential to lead to kidney failure, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Irregular ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The cause of kidney cysts is not clear, but medical professionals theorize that the cysts develop when the kidney's surface layer forms a pouch and weakens, according to Mayo Clinic. Cysts develop when the pouch fills wi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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