26 rows · Jun 22, · Polycystic liver disease is an inherited condition characterized by many . Polycystic liver disease is characterized by the growth of more than 10 cysts in the liver, ranging in size from a few millimeters to over 15 cm in diameter. Symptoms usually begin to show in people around 50 years old, as cysts grow in size and number with age.
Fifteen patients were evaluated because of highly symptomatic adult polycystic liver disease. All of them had abdominal pain, two patients had obstructive jaundice, one had ascites and a large right-sided pleural effusion, and one had oesophageal varices. In 4 patients percutaneous aspiration of the . Aug 16, · Polycystic liver disease (PLD or PCLD) is a rare condition that causes cysts -- fluid-filled sacs -- to grow throughout the liver. A normal liver has a smooth, uniform appearance. A polycystic Author: Hedy Marks.