Suprarenal impression on liver

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Suprarenal impression on liver
Inferior surface of the liver.
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver.
Latin Impressio suprarenalis hepatis
Gray's p.1191

The suprarenal impression is a small triangular depressed area on the liver. It is located close to the right of the fossa between the uncovered area and the caudate lobe and immediately above the renal impression. The greater part of the suprarenal impression is devoid of peritoneum and it lodges the right suprarenal gland.


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

External links[edit]

  • Anatomy photo:38:12-0302 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Stomach, Spleen and Liver: The Visceral Surface of the Liver"