Liver cysts are sacs filled with air, water or semi-solid material, according to the Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. A cyst rarely impairs the functions of the liver, b... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to the American Liver Foundation, the cause of most liver cysts in unknown, although a small proportion of them are caused by the echinococcus parasite. Some liver cysts are present at birth, whereas others dev... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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