Duodenal impression on liver

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Duodenal impression on liver
Inferior surface of the liver.
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver.
Latin impressio duodenalis hepatis
Gray's p.1190

Medial to the renal impression is a third and slightly marked impression, lying between it and the neck of the gall-bladder. This is caused by the descending portion of the duodenum, and is known as the duodenal impression.

External links[edit]

  • Anatomy photo:38:12-0303 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Stomach, Spleen and Liver: The Visceral Surface of the Liver"

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.