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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135-137
Intermittent torsion of accessory hepatic lobe: An unusual cause of recurrent right upper quadrant pain


Department of Radiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA

Correspondence Address:
Kedar Jambhekar
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham, Slot #556, Little Rock, AR. 72205
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.63046

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An accessory lobe of the liver is a rare congenital anomaly that can undergo torsion and present as an acute surgical emergency. It is rarely diagnosed preoperatively. We report the preoperative utility of CT scan and MRI in the diagnosis and surgical planning of a case of intermittent accessory hepatic lobe torsion.


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