Riedel's lobe

Presentation

Screening for gastric cancer

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female
CT
Coronal CT reformation shows the inferior lobe of the liver lying below the costal margin

Case Discussion

Riedel's lobe was described in 1888 as a tonguelike projection of the anterior border of the right lobe in several female patients who had palpable masses in the right hypochondrium.

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Case information

rID: 23127
Case created: 23rd May 2013
Last edited: 24th Oct 2017
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