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Liver Cysts Treatment
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
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
What's the treatment for a gallbladder sludge and inflamed pancreas? Did the cyst in my liver come from the gallbladder sludge?
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
For patients with multiple large neuroendocrine liver metases with unknown primary and no treatment, what does it mean when the hepatic masses are starting to display necrosis (cystic changes)?
What is treatment for perihepatic benign biliary cyst 5cm? Hurts. Had 2 MRI 2 US & liver core biopsy past 4 months. Labs normal. Lapchole/biloma 2005
Surgery: Depending on the cyst, how extensive or limited. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/704845_6 ...Read more
What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005
I have a liver cyst that measures 6.2 cm, my doctor recommended blood and stool test for parasite. The results are negative so what treatment for it?
Many people have: benign liver cysts. They mean nothing of any clinical significance ...Read more
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
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
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
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