Right posterior hepatic notch sign

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan


History of autoimmune hepatitis.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years old
Gender: Female
Annotated image

MRI abdomen

A red arrow points to an indentation toward in the posterior right hepatic lobe margin.

Case Discussion

An indentation in the posterior right hepatic lobe margin has been creatively termed the "right posterior hepatic notch sign". It is associated with cirrhosis.

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Case information

rID: 53152
Published: 3rd May 2017
Last edited: 4th May 2017
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