Posterior left perihepatic space
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The posterior left perihepatic space (also known as the subhepatic space or gastrohepatic recess) is a potential space that lies between the inferior aspect of the left lobe of the liver and the lesser omentum posteriorly.
- lateral: lesser curve of the stomach
- medial: fissure for ligamentum venosum, gastrohepatic ligament 1
- posterior: lesser omentum (which separates it from the superior recess of the lesser sac), gastrophrenic ligament 2,3
- superior: inferior aspect of the left lobe of the liver
The left posterior perihepatic space is continuous anteroinferiorly with the left anterior perihepatic space.
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