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Images - Computed tomography urographic appearance of traumatic rupture of renal cyst into the pyelocaliceal system


Spontaneous or traumatic rupture of renal cysts, documented by radiological imaging, occurs infrequently. The pathogenesis of a cyst rupture is still unclear, except when it has occurred following trauma or when the cyst has become infected. Imaging plays a crucial role in the diagnosis, management, surveillance, and choice of lesions that need treatment.