porta hepatis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to porta hepatis: greater omentum
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.porta hepatis - opening for major blood vessels to enter and leave the liver
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
and Durand-Lopez (2016, 2017, 2018) described: The segmental biliary branches accompany the arterial and venous portals until they form the left and right hepatic ducts; these are located above the primary portal venous branches, and when they join, they do so in front of and to the right of the portal vein at the Porta hepatis. It is observed that two segmental ducts, either on the right or left side, join in a common trunk, which, linked to the third or fourth bile duct of the corresponding portion, form the hepatic duct, either right or left.
Axial images demonstrated formation of the portal vein by confluence of the splenic and superior mesenteric veins at the neck of pancreas, but instead of coursing into the liver through the porta hepatis, this vein formed an end-to-side anastomosis with the extra hepatic IVC (Figure 1).
A contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan (Figure 1) revealed an ill-defined, low-attenuating soft tissue mass in the porta hepatis with biliary duct dilatation, but no intrahepatic mass was identified.
Most cysts occurred centrally in the liver, straddling right and left lobes and in close relation to the porta hepatis.
This proliferation gives rise to several folds, which result in numerous channels at the porta hepatis (12, 13).
We encountered a challenging case of PNF of Porta hepatis (PH) in clinical practice which prompted us to report our findings.
It showed colon thickening, cholelithiasis, trace pleural effusions, and porta hepatis lymphadenopathy.
Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 show MRI abdomen showing 11 x 12 x 14 cm mixed cystic and solid mass centered in the right adrenal gland, HE 40x pheochromocytoma, HC S100 sustentacular cells, HC 40x chromogranin, and CT abdomen with porta hepatis paraganglioma, respectively.
CT scan of the abdomen/pelvis showed moderate retroperitoneal adenopathy and ill-defined soft tissue density within the region of the porta hepatis. Bone marrow biopsy was performed for pancytopenia and showed hypercellular bone marrow (80%) with erythroid hyperplasia and dyserythropoiesis.
We report a case of localized TB of the porta hepatis in a 19-year-old female who presented with a clinical picture of an obstructive jaundice.
[5] The other sites are sublingual, prelaryngeal, intratracheal, oesophagus, mediastinum, gall bladder, porta hepatis, salivary glands etc.
24 or 26 tube drains near porta hepatis and come out.