Cystic Disease

  • William P. LongmireJr.
  • Ronald K. Tompkins
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)

Abstract

Diseases such as echinococcus cysts and pyogenic and amoebic abscesses are by far the most common causes of cystic lesions of the liver throughout the world. These have been discussed in Chapter 5. In North America and Western Europe, hepatic cysts are as likely to be congenital in origin as infectious.

Keywords

Sludge Adenocarcinoma Adenoma Bilirubin Gravel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William P. LongmireJr.
    • 1
  • Ronald K. Tompkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.UCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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