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chocolate cyst???

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Joined: Sep 2013

hi All,

My dads surgery was wed. All went well. removed it and froze the base. Said it was a chocolate cyst. 5% chance of it being cancerous. Has anyone heard of this type of cyst on the kidney.?I have heard it on ovary's but not the kidney. Any info would be great.


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Hi Bill, I am glad the sugery went well!  I have heard of chocolate cyst's on ovaries, but not on the kidney.  It doesn't sound too bad though.  I thought i would start a conversation on Smart Patients and ask there.  Here is the link in case you want to follow!



All my best!

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I have only heard of it in connection to endometriosis! But the main thing is this sounds like a good result! I am glad everything went so well for your Dad, I wish him well:)



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