falciform ligament

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Related to falciform ligament: Falciform Ligament Sign, Ligamentum teres
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Noun1.falciform ligament - a ligament that attaches part of the liver to the diaphragm and the abdominal wall
ligament - a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
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The differential diagnosis includes gastrointestinal stromal tumor, (9) paraganglioma, and newly described clear cell myomelanocytic tumor of the falciform ligament or ligamentum teres.
Traditionally this is associated with acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis as blood tracks via the falciform ligament.
28) It commonly arises within the abdomen of young patients with predilection for the falciform ligament and ligamentum teres of the liver; it is characterized by fascicular and nested proliferation of uniform spindle cells and less prominent nucleoli and lacks multinucleation.