Quadrate lobe of liver
|Quadrate lobe of liver|
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver. (Quadrate lobe visible at bottom center.)
The quadrate lobe is an area of the liver situated on the under surface of the right lobe, bounded in front by the anterior margin of the liver; behind by the porta hepatis; on the right, by the fossa for the gall-bladder; and on the left, by the fossa for the umbilical vein.
It is oblong in shape, its antero-posterior diameter being greater than its transverse.
- Anatomy diagram: 12581.000-1 at Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, Elsevier
- Anatomy photo:38:12-0202 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Visceral Surface of the Liver"
- Anatomy image:7811 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center
- MedicalMnemonics.com: 270
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