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Pulsus Journal of Surgical Research

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Targeted cyst-deroofing for symptomatic polycystic liver disease

Author(s): Jun Lu, Zhong Jia*, Jie Zhang and Chao-Jun Kong

Preoperative abdominal computed tomography (CT) (Figure 1) supported the diagnosis of polycystic liver disease (PLD). PLD is a genetic disorder usually combined with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, with symptoms arising from enlarged liver and compression of adjacent structures. Highly symptomatic patients are suitable for surgical interventions.

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