hepatic lobe


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Noun1.hepatic lobe - any of the five lobes forming the liver
liver - large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
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Abdominal ultrasound revealed an 8 cm right hepatic lobe mass.
In larger patients, the medial segment of the left hepatic lobe may be included along with the right lobe (segments 4-8).
Abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed a large cystic lesion in the posterior segment of the right hepatic lobe, with a separated germinal layer and widespread ascites with dense internal echoes and septal appearance (Fig.
The largest nodule in our patient's left hepatic lobe was likely the primary tumor, and revealed classic fetal and embryonal hepatocytic differentiation mixed with primitive spindle cell areas and osteoid in addition to teratoid features that included neuroepithelial, neuroendocrine, and cholangioblastic differentiation as well as basaloid/squamoid islands and melanin-containing areas.
The right hepatic lobe contained a mass that had a similar color and consistency to those in the testes.
It revealed a 2x2 cm mass in the posterior segment of the right hepatic lobe; multiple lycencles that were less than 1 cm in size and: "too small to characterize"; and a cyst in the left hepatic lobe.
14) Although occlusion of the RHA is usually well tolerated because collaterals from the diaphragm and retroperitoneum support the liver, (11,15) the development of intrahepatic abscess, (11) ischemic necrosis of the right hepatic lobe, (11) recurrent episodes of cholangitis and subsequent secondary biliary cirrhosis, (11) as well as liver atrophy, have been reported as long-term complications, which might require liver resection for successful treatment.
Computed tomography of the chest and abdomen demonstrated a large, low-density left retroperitoneal mass with enhancing peripheral nodules and two similar masses in the right hepatic lobe.