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Ectopic intrathoracic liver

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 Accessory hepatic tissue, unlike accessory splenic and pancreatic tissue, is rare and has a limited and almost exclusively sub diaphragmatic distribution. Fewer than ten cases of intrathoracic ectopic liver have been reported so far in the literature. This paper reports a case that caused a diagnostic dilemma.

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Accepted: 16 June 2000

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Babu, R., Van Der Avoirt, A. Ectopic intrathoracic liver. Pediatr Surg Int 17, 461–462 (2001).

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