Background: Congenital nonparasitic liver cysts in newborns are rare. Surgical excision of these formations is necessary to prevent complications. Reports of laparoscopic treatment of simple liver cysts in children are sporadic. We present a series of 3 patients with liver cysts treated laparoscopically in a single center. We added a short review of the literature. Methods: Data of 3 patients with nonparasitic liver cysts were collected at our center, from 2014 to 2019. Early and long-term results of laparoscopic operations were studied. Results: All patients were newborns, and of these, 2 were girls and 1 boy. The primary diagnosis was established during prenatal ultrasound examination. The laparoscopic approach was used in all patients. Complete resection of the cysts was achieved laparoscopically in all cases. Pathology reports were consistent with nonparasitic liver cysts. The early postoperative period was uneventful with prompt discharge. In the long-term follow-up period, there were no recurrences of the disease. Conclusions: The study presents one of the largest series of laparoscopic excision of nonparasitic liver cysts in newborns. We conclude that laparoscopy is a safe and effective method of treating of congenital hepatic cysts.

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