Accessory Liver Tissue on the Gallbladder

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Case description

Liver tissue situated outside the liver with a hepatic connection is usually called an accessory liver, and that without a connection to the mother liver, is called ectopic liver tissue (choristoma). Although there are many different locations such as hepatic ligaments, falciform, omentum, diaphragm where it can locate; most oftenly it is located on the gallbladder. 

tags: accessory liver choristoma ectopic liver tissue gallbladder hepatic ligaments falciform omentum Diaphragm surgical video case


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