NEPHROLOGISTS/UROLOGISTS

Nephrologists specialize in the kidneys, especially regarding their structure, function, and diseases, including tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Urologists specialize in the urinary organs, which include the kidneys. They also perform surgery.

Either Specialist May Check For:

  • Kidney angiomyolipomas
  • Kidney cysts
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Your specialist likely will recommend regular scans of your kidneys. These scans will include at least one of the following:

  • Ultrasound: an imaging method that uses sound waves to produce images of the internal body
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): a scan that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce pictures of the internal body
  • A computed tomography (CT) scan or computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan: a procedure that uses x-rays to create pictures of the cross sections of the organs and tissues within your body
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Kidney Symptoms of TSC

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