Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp 92–93 | Cite as

Accessory sulcus of the liver — an incidental laparotomy finding

  • G. D. Yadav
  • P. Deka
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The diaphragmatic surface of the liver is normally smooth but may be grooved occasionally. Such grooves could be ‘cough furrows’ or due to a ‘corset liver’. Accessory sulci have also been described and may confuse the inexperienced surgeon. We describe one such case of an accessory sulcus found incidentally at laparotomy.


Accessory sulcus Corset liver Cough furrow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryGSVM Medical CollegeKanpurIndia

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