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pol·y·cys·tic

 (pŏl′ē-sĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Having or containing many cysts: polycystic kidney disease.

polycystic

(ˌpɒlɪˈsɪstɪk)
adj
(Medicine) med containing many cysts: a polycystic ovary.
Translations

pol·y·cys·tic

a. poliquístico-a, que está formado-a por varios quistes;
___ kidney diseaseenfermedad ___ del riñón;
___ ovarian syndromesíndrome ___ ovárico.

polycystic

adj poliquístico
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Except simple hepatic cysts and polycystic liver disease which can be confidently diagnosed on the basis of ultrasound only, contrast-enhanced CT or MRI is essential to establish a definitive diagnosis or provide a reasonable differential diagnosis.
Background: Currently, treatment of symptomatic polycystic liver disease (PLD) is still a challenging problem, especially for these patients who are not feasible for surgery.
Ultrasound abdomen showed polycystic liver, bilateral polycystic kidneys with moderate abdominal free fluid having moving internal echoes suggesting haemoperitoneum.
com)-- Recently, research has shown that a drug called Tolvaptan can dramatically slow the development and progression of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in animal models, and another drug (octreotide) can delay the development of both PKD and polycystic liver disease and may prove to be a potential treatment option for people with liver involvement.
Hepatic cysts are also associated with polycystic liver diseases, which consist of a heterogeneous group of disorders of biliary epithelium, including autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease, isolated polycystic liver disease, and the fibropolycystic liver diseases.
9] It is characterized by multiple bilateral renal cysts and polycystic liver disease, one of the hepatobiliary fibropolycystic diseases characterized by overgrowth of biliary epithelium and supportive connective tissue.
Polycystic liver disease is the most common extrarenal manifestation (Tortes, Harris, & Pirson, 2007).
The first case of nonparasitic cystic disease of the liver was reported by Bristowe in 1856, (1) who stressed its association with polycystic liver disease.
DENVER -- Laparoscopic fenestration effectively relieves the symptoms of polycystic liver disease, although roughly half of treated patients will require repeat cyst fenestration for recurrent symptoms within a couple of years, Dr.
Polycystic liver disease is found in 30% of patients with polycystic kidney disease, although the patients clinical course is usually determined by the renal involvement.
Mayo researchers will study use of Apatone([R] )for polycystic liver and kidney disease
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease with multiple extra renal complications including polycystic liver disease, epigastric hernia and pericardial effusion.

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