Polycystic liver disease
Polycystic liver disease (PLD) usually describes the presence of multiple cyst
A cyst is a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division on the nearby tissue. It may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material. A collection of pus is called an abscess, not a cyst. Once formed, a cyst could go away on its own or may have to be removed through surgery.- Locations :* Acne...

s scattered throughout normal liver
The liver is a vital organ present in vertebrates and some other animals. It has a wide range of functions, including detoxification, protein synthesis, and production of biochemicals necessary for digestion...

 tissue, in association with polycystic kidney disease
Polycystic kidney disease
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is an inherited systemic disorder that predominantly affects the kidneys, but may affect other organs including the liver, pancreas, brain, and arterial blood vessels...



Associations with PRKCSH
Glucosidase 2 subunit beta is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the PRKCSH gene.-Further reading:...

and SEC63
Translocation protein SEC63 homolog is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SEC63 gene.-Further reading:...

have been described.

External links

  • http://www.pkdcure.org/site/PageServer?pagename=pkdabt_patientsartic6
  • http://www.hdcn.com/symp/01pkd/per/per1.htm (requires free account, register at http://www.hdcn.com/reg.htm)
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