Which lab studies are indicated in the workup of polycystic liver disease (PCLD)?

Updated: Jun 12, 2018
  • Author: Robert E Glasgow, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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In the setting of polycystic liver disease (PCLD), greater abnormalities in LFT results are found, but liver failure is uncommon. Renal function test results, including blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine levels, are often abnormal and should be performed on initial evaluation.


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