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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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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.
Isolated polycystic liver disease, which is far less common than ADPKD, is characterized by numerous hepatic cysts and an absence of renal cysts.
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.
5] Indeed, polycystic liver disease is often present with ADPKD and could mask mild or moderate Caroli's disease.
Background: Polycystic liver disease (PLD) is a rare disorder frequently associated with polycystic kidney disease (PKD).
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.
Mayo researchers will study use of Apatone([R] )for polycystic liver and kidney disease
Hogan's talks about Polycystic Liver Disease can also be watched on YouTube.
Differential diagnosis: Polycystic liver disease, tuberous sclerosis, autosomal recessive polycystic disease (ARPD), Von Hippel Lindau disease, and multiple simple cysts in the liver and kidneys.
4) Cysts may be solitary or multiple, though if >10 cysts are present, the possibility of polycystic liver disease should be considered.

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