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Hepatic Cyst
Aya Kamaya, MD, FSRU, FSAR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Hepatic or bile duct cyst; liver cyst
          • Definitions

            • Benign, congenital or developmental, fluid-filled lesion with cyst wall derived from biliary endothelium

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          • Microscopic Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Gevers TJ et al: Diagnosis and management of polycystic liver disease. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 10(2):101-8, 2013
                                        2. Lantinga MA et al: Evaluation of hepatic cystic lesions. World J Gastroenterol. 19(23):3543-54, 2013
                                        3. Jabłońska B: Biliary cysts: etiology, diagnosis and management. World J Gastroenterol. 18(35):4801-10, 2012
                                        4. Ruiz-Tovar J et al: Surgical management of simple liver cysts. Cir Cir. 80(1):52-5, 2012
                                        5. Anderson SW et al: Benign hepatic tumors and iatrogenic pseudotumors. Radiographics. 29(1):211-29, 2009
                                        6. Mortelé KJ et al: Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon cystic focal liver lesions. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 30(5):368-86, 2009
                                        7. Larssen TB et al: The occurrence of asymptomatic and symptomatic simple hepatic cysts. A prospective, hospital-based study. Clin Radiol. 60(9):1026-9, 2005
                                        8. Liang P et al: Differential diagnosis of hepatic cystic lesions with gray-scale and color Doppler sonography. J Clin Ultrasound. 33(3):100-5, 2005
                                        9. 1. Horton KM et al: CT and MR imaging of benign hepatic and biliary tumors. Radiographics. 19(2):431-51, 1999
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Hepatic or bile duct cyst; liver cyst
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Benign, congenital or developmental, fluid-filled lesion with cyst wall derived from biliary endothelium

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                • Microscopic Features

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                          • Consider

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Gevers TJ et al: Diagnosis and management of polycystic liver disease. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 10(2):101-8, 2013
                                                                              2. Lantinga MA et al: Evaluation of hepatic cystic lesions. World J Gastroenterol. 19(23):3543-54, 2013
                                                                              3. Jabłońska B: Biliary cysts: etiology, diagnosis and management. World J Gastroenterol. 18(35):4801-10, 2012
                                                                              4. Ruiz-Tovar J et al: Surgical management of simple liver cysts. Cir Cir. 80(1):52-5, 2012
                                                                              5. Anderson SW et al: Benign hepatic tumors and iatrogenic pseudotumors. Radiographics. 29(1):211-29, 2009
                                                                              6. Mortelé KJ et al: Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon cystic focal liver lesions. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 30(5):368-86, 2009
                                                                              7. Larssen TB et al: The occurrence of asymptomatic and symptomatic simple hepatic cysts. A prospective, hospital-based study. Clin Radiol. 60(9):1026-9, 2005
                                                                              8. Liang P et al: Differential diagnosis of hepatic cystic lesions with gray-scale and color Doppler sonography. J Clin Ultrasound. 33(3):100-5, 2005
                                                                              9. 1. Horton KM et al: CT and MR imaging of benign hepatic and biliary tumors. Radiographics. 19(2):431-51, 1999