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Lingular Extension of Left Lobe of Liver: A Case Report

Journal: Walawalkar International Medical Journal (Vol.5, No. 1)

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Page : 39-44

Keywords : Left lobe; Lingular extension; Riedel’s lobe;

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The liver is the largest abdominal organ, situated in the hypochodrium below the right dome of the diaphragm. The liver shows larger right and smaller left lobe, anatomical variants of left lobeof liver are less recognised as compared to right lobe. During the routine cadaver dissection for Undergraduates in Department of Anatomy, Ashwini Rural Medical College & Hospital Kumbhari, Solapur. Lingular extensions of the left lobe, was noticed in a formalin embalmed middle aged female cadaver. Various observations of this extension were noted. Knowledge of such anomalies will be of great help to the clinicians, surgeons, radiologists and embryologists.

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