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. 2019 Dec 20;14(5):176-179.
doi: 10.1002/cld.864. eCollection 2019 Nov.

A Practical Approach to Polycystic Liver Disease

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A Practical Approach to Polycystic Liver Disease

Armani Patel et al. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). .
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http://aasldpubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/hub/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2046-2484/video/14-5-reading-patel a video presentation of this article http://aasldpubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/hub/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2046-2484/video/14-5-interview-patel the interview with the author.

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Figure 1
The Gigot classification for PLD. Type I is characterized by a liver that has <10 large (>10 cm) cysts. Type II is characterized by diffuse parenchymal involvement by multiple medium‐sized cysts with large areas of noncystic parenchyma. Type III is characterized by large numbers of small‐ and medium‐sized cysts spread diffusely throughout the parenchyma with only minimal, normal areas.5
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Figure 2
Algorithm for the medical and surgical management of PLD. Conservative management is indicated for patients who are asymptomatic; treatment is indicated only for patients with symptoms. Adapted with permission from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.2 Copyright 2017, Elsevier.

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