What Could a 5mm Cyst on Right Lobe of One's Liver Mean?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 7:50:24 AM ET

A small, simple liver cyst does not usually exhibit symptoms or require any treatment, but cysts can grow larger and cause pain in the upper right abdominal quadrant, according to Mayo Clinic. If symptoms cause treatment to become necessary, cysts are either drained or surgically removed.