Riedel's lobe

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Generalised abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 24
Gender: Male

PA erect study

Unremarkable bowel gas pattern. No dilated loops of bowel or significant air-fluid levels. Right lobe of the liver extends into the pelvis, consistent with an incidental Riedel's lobe. 

Case Discussion

Riedel's lobe is an accessory lobe of the liver and is an incidental finding. It is more commonly found on CT or US 1

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Case information

rID: 22367
Published: 28th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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