caudate lobe


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caudate lobe

[′kȯ‚dāt ′lōb]
(anatomy)
The tailed lobe of the liver that separates the right extremity of the transverse fissure from the commencement of the fissure for the inferior vena cava.
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Caudate lobe is the segment I in Couinaud's classification and it is the only segment which receives blood independently from both left and right branches of portal vein.
Shape of caudate lobe is variable as also its anterior and upper margin.
Intraoperative findings were mass lesion arising from the caudate lobe of liver with compression to inferior vena cava [Figure 6].
The imaging led us to a rare cause of massively enlarged caudate lobe of liver compressing inferior vena cava, without any other sings of portal hypertension.
Three ultrasound parameters which include liver surface nodularity, caudate lobe hypertrophy and pattern of hepatic venous flow can be evaluated and compared with histological results obtained after liver biopsy for diagnosis of severe liver fibrosis/cirrhosis6.
Before surgery he had inferior vena caval and right atrial pressure checked to rule out any compression by the caudate lobe.
Vertical or curved fissures were also present on the caudate lobe in 44.
an enlarged caudate lobe, and hepatic vein compression with massive ascites.
Ectopic liver is sometimes associated with other congenital anomalies such as biliary atresia, (9) agenesis of the caudate lobe, omphalocele, bile duct cyst (10) or cardiac and conotruncal anomalies, (11) but not when the heterotrophic tissue is in the gallbladder.
This revealed hypertrophy of the left and caudate lobes of the liver in addition to severe calcification in the right, left, and caudate lobes.