Some medical treatments for a hepatic lobe cyst on the liver include draining the cyst laparoscopically, histologic sectioning to determine whether the cyst is malignant and surgical removal of the cyst if necessary, acc... 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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