What caused me right kidney to be 2 cm smaller than my left? I am a 66 year old female, not diabetic and not diagnosed with any kidney issues or any cancer?

In some cases, you may have been born with one kidney smaller than the other.  Other causes include injury from trauma, a loss of part of the blood supply to the smaller kidney or a previous infection in one kidney and not the other.  I cannot make a specific diagnosis based on the information that you present.


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