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



Topic Completed: 1 April 2012

Revised: 3 December 2019

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PubMed Search: Accessory lobe[title] liver


Komal Arora, M.D.
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Cite this page: Arora K. Accessory lobe. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/liveraccessorylobe.html. Accessed February 18th, 2020.
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)

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