Anterior left perihepatic space

The anterior left perihepatic (or subhepatic) space is a potential space located between the diaphragm and the anterosuperior aspect of the left lobe of the liver.

Gross anatomy

The anterior left perihepatic space is separated from the posterior left perihepatic space by the left lobe of the liver; both are subcompartments of the left supramesocolic space.


Article information

rID: 64068
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Anterior left subhepatic space

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