Virchows Archiv A

, Volume 378, Issue 3, pp 259–263 | Cite as

Fetal supradiaphragmatic accessory liver lobe

Report of a case and review of the literature
  • J. Vercelli-Retta
Case Report


A right thoracic accessory liver lobe with a normal diaphragm is reported in a stillborn fetus. A review of the literature reveals seven cases affecting adult patients.

Key words

Liver Accessory lobe Supradiaphragmatic Fetus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Vercelli-Retta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Morbid AnatomyHospital de Clínicas, School of MedicineMontevideoUruguay

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