Pediatric Liver Cysts

Pediatric Liver Cysts

Pediatric Liver Cysts

Dallas

214-456-6040
Fax: 214-456-6320
Suite F5200

Plano

469-303-4200
Fax: 469-303-4225
Suite P1100

Park Cities

469-488-7000
Fax: 469-488-7001
Suite 106

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What are Pediatric Liver Cysts?

Liver cysts are rare, bubble-like defects in the liver tissue. The cause is unknown.

What are the signs and symptoms of Pediatric Liver Cysts?

Most liver cysts do not cause symptoms. Larger cysts may cause:

  • Bloating
  • Pain in upper right abdomen

How are Pediatric Liver Cysts diagnosed?

How are Pediatric Liver Cysts treated?

These cysts are usually non-cancerous and require no treatment, unless they are large. They can be associated with infection and may need to be drained. 

Surgery

However, liver cysts that form when liver cysts are associated with a malignant liver tumor or bile duct malformation, they need to be removed. The operation to remove it depends on the cause and location of the cyst in the liver.

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