Chapter 10. Congenital and Structural Abnormalities of the Liver

  1. Deirdre Kelly MD, FRCP, FRCPI, FRCPCH Professor of Pediatric Hepatology
  1. Jaime Liou Wolfe MD1 and
  2. Kathleen B. Schwarz MD Director Professor of Pediatrics2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300536.ch10

Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children, Third Edition

Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children, Third Edition

How to Cite

Wolfe, J. L. and Schwarz, K. B. (2008) Congenital and Structural Abnormalities of the Liver, in Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children, Third Edition (ed D. Kelly), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300536.ch10

Editor Information

  1. The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Johns Hopkin's University School of Medicine, MD, USA

  2. 2

    Pediatric Liver Center, Johns Hopkin's University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163347

Online ISBN: 9781444300536

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Keywords:

  • fibropolycystic disease;
  • solitary cysts;
  • autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease;
  • congenital hepatic fibrosis;
  • Caroli disease and Caroli syndrome;
  • polycystic liver disease;
  • traumatic cysts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fibropolycystic disease

  • Solitary cysts

  • Autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease

  • Autosomal-recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD)

  • Congenital hepatic fibrosis

  • Caroli disease and Caroli syndrome

  • Polycystic liver disease

  • Traumatic cysts

  • Cysts secondary to infarction

  • Differential diagnosis of fibropolycystic disease of the liver

  • Management issues

  • Future research

  • Hepatic vascular anomalies

  • References