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6.2 CM complex liver cyst , what is the treatment for it?

6.2 CM complex liver cyst , what is the treatment for it?

Excision: Most liver cysts are benign and require no treatment at all. About 1 in 20 people have liver cysts. If they are enlarging or symptomatic (pain, fullness, bleeding) treatment is suggested simple cysts can often be treated by laparoscopic cystotomy complex cysts carry a higher risk of malignancy. Open resection might be needed. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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What's the treatment for a gallbladder sludge and inflamed pancreas? Did the cyst in my liver come from the gallbladder sludge?

What's the treatment for a gallbladder sludge and inflamed pancreas? Did the cyst in my liver come from the gallbladder sludge?

Pancreatitis may be: Pancreatitis may be secondary to gallbladder sludge. Consider cholecystectomy to prevent future pancreatitis which can be very serious. The liver cyst is unlikely to be related. ...Read more

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What treatment for common duct cyst? Elevated liver enzymes, abd. Pain

What treatment for  common duct cyst? Elevated liver enzymes, abd. Pain

May need surgery: This needs careful study by a gastroenterologist and depending on the details of the workup may require surgery. It would also depend on the overall medical condition and whether or not there is underlying liver disease. The precise location of the cyst is also important, as involvement of the pancreas would have a large impact on treatment and decision making. ...Read more

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What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005

What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005

Need further testing: even though you have had your gallbladder removed . you still can form stones within the common bile duct. which will cause billiary pain. Have your doctor check your liver function tests---if elevated do an ultrasound of the liver ...Read more

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Certain parasites can cause cyst in the liver. What are the treatments?

Depends : Tests need to be done first to determine the specific organism, then treatment of the infestation and its consequences can be initiated. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of treatments for a pacient suffering from complex liver cyst sizing 9.61 CM x 8.87 x 8.96 CM in liver measures 14.3 CM in i'ts longitudinal?

What kind of treatments for a pacient suffering from complex liver cyst sizing 9.61 CM x 8.87 x 8.96 CM in liver measures 14.3 CM in i'ts longitudinal?

It depends: Unless the cyst is causing symptoms or growing in size steadily over a period of one or two years, you may not to do anything other than follow upmonitoring.The follow up should be done with a hepatologist or a gastro-enterologist...He/she can guide/advise you further. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more