This paper is only available as a PDF. To read, Please Download here.
Two cases of hypoplasia of the right hepatic lobe with gallbladder ectopy, which were diagnosed by computed tomography, are reported here. In each patient, the left hepatic lobe was enlarged. The gallbladder was located in the inferior portion of the liver in one patient and immediately below the right hemidiaphragm in the other. No other anomalies complicated these two cases. It should be kept in mind that hepatic lobe anomalies may have associated ectopy of the gallbladder.
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to Clinical Imaging
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
- Aplasia of right liver lobe with cholelithiasis.Del Med J. 1956; 28: 291-293
- Hypoplasia of the right hepatic lobe.Am J Surg. 1959; 98: 628-630
- Computed tomography in agenesis of the right lobe of the liver.Acta Radiol. 1990; 31: 105-106
- Agenesis of the right lobe of the liver: case report.Gastrointest Radiol. 1991; 16: 320-322
- Anomalous right lobe of the liver: CT appearance.Gastrointest Radiol. 1991; 16: 326-328
- Agenesis of the right lobe of the liver.Radiology. 1987; 164: 639-642
- A case report of agenesis of the right lobe of the liver diagnosed by 2D color Doppler, x-ray CT and MRI.Jpn J Med Ultrasonics. 1993; 20: 63-69
- Suprahepatic gallbladder with hypoplasia of the right lobe of the liver.Arch Surg. 1980; 115: 658-659
- The suprahepatic gallbladder: an unusual anatomical variant.Radiology. 1983; 149: 57-58
Accepted: January 14, 1994
Received: April 9, 1993
© 1995 Published by Elsevier Inc.