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Liver cysts grow large because they are rarely detected early due to their slow growth and, in time, this leads to a large cyst sitting in the liver, according to the American Liver Foundation. Liver cysts are fluid-fill... More »

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The majority of liver cysts require no treatment, according to the American Liver Foundation. Large or painful cysts are either drained or taken out surgically. Removal is also needed if a cyst prevents the movement of b... More »

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Liver lesions are noncancerous masses in the liver; they may appear in people without underlying liver disease, and classify as benign, meaning they pose little risk to patients' health. Liver lesions, like other cellula... More »

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