Polycystic Liver Disease

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What is Polycystic Liver Disease?

Polycystic Liver Disease is inherited either with liver cysts alone or with both liver and kidney cysts. The liver tissue becomes infused with cysts, resulting in a hardening of the liver texture.

Common symptoms reported by people with Polycystic Liver Disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Polycystic Liver Disease

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Myochrysine)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Polycystic Liver Disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Polycystic Liver Disease

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Myochrysine)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Polycystic Liver Disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Polycystic Liver Disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 12
50s 17
60s 11
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

89% Female
11% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 25
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Polycystic Liver patients who have completed their condition history
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