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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor

Developmental anomalies/cysts

Accessory lobe


Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 8 April 2012, last major update April 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● 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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