Turtle back sign

Turtle back sign, also referred as tortoise shell appearance, represents a very characteristic pattern of the schistosomiasis cirrhotic liver in which calcified fibrotic septa are seen aligned perpendicular to the liver capsule resembling the turtle's carapace. 

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rID: 47953
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tortoise shell appearance

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