Fibrous capsule of Glisson
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|Fibrous capsule of Glisson|
|Latin||Capsula fibrosa perivascularis|
|Gray's||subject #246 1157|
It is covered by a single layer of mesothelial cells. A capsule for fibrous cells or tissues, as that surrounding the kidney and thyroid.
It can swell if a woman is suffering from pre-eclampsia, causing right upper quadrant pain.
- fibrous+capsule+of+liver at eMedicine Dictionary
- Glisson's capsule
- BU Histology Learning System: 15504loa - "Liver, Gall Bladder, and Pancreas: liver, classic lobule"
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