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Polycystic liver disease

Polycystic liver disease
File:Von Meyenburg complex low mag.jpg
Micrograph showing a von Meyenburg complex, a bile duct hamartoma associated with polycystic liver disease. Trichrome stain.
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 Q44.6
OMIM 174050
DiseasesDB 33340
NCI Polycystic liver disease
Patient UK Polycystic liver disease

Polycystic liver disease (PLD) usually describes the presence of multiple cysts scattered throughout normal liver tissue, in association with polycystic kidney disease.

Pathophysiology

Associations with PRKCSH and SEC63 have been described.[1] Polycystic Liver Disease comes in two forms as ADPKD (with kidney cysts) and ADPLD (liver cysts only).

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