I recently had an abdominal ultrasound and need help understanding one of the "findings":Mild renal cortical thinning suggests mild bilateral renal atrophy
The word "atrophy" gives me a very bad feeling, but the word "mild" seems to indicate that this is not as serious as it sounds...? What does "renal cortical thinning" mean, and is it something typically seen in people with SLE? Am I in trouble??
Yes, I know you guys aren't (usually) doctors, but I am hoping that someone here has had a similar ultrasound result and can speak from their experience.
Thanks in advance for your help!!