Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Developmental anomalies / cysts
Accessory lobe

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 24 October 2017, last major update April 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Accessory lobe[title] liver

Cite this page: Arora, K. Accessory lobe. website. Accessed March 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • May appear clinically as hepatic mass
  • Anterior abdominal wall defects are frequently associated with accessory hepatic lobes
  • Can present with torsion (Surg Radiol Anat 2011;33:819)
Clinical images

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Accessory lobe with its pedicle (arrow) and the adherent gallbladder (arrowheads)