Couinaud liver segments on ultrasound (creative commons image)

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Liver segments in ultrasound, based on Couinaud classification (II, IV, VIII, VI):

  1. right hepatic vein
  2. intermediate hepatic vein
  3. left hepatic vein
  4. inferior vena cava

Liver segments in ultrasound-based on Couinaud classification:

  1. ligamentum teres
  2. main lobar fissure
  3. branch of portal vein

Case Discussion

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