Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 6; Issue 2.1 (April 2018)

Page No.: 5072-5075

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2018.113


Seema Rani Khajuria 1, Rakesh Kumar Agarwal *2, Hemant Saini 3.

1 Assistant professor, Department of Anatomy, Maharishi Markandeshwer Medical College and Hospital, Kumarhatti, Solan (H.P.) India.

*2 Assistant professor, Department of Anatomy, Maharishi Markandeshwer Medical College and Hospital, Kumarhatti, Solan (H.P.) India.

3 Demonstrator, Department of Anatomy, Maharishi Markandeshwer Medical College and Hospital, Kumarhatti, Solan (H.P.) India.

Corresponding Author: Dr.Rakesh Kumar Agarwal, Assistant professor, Department of Anatomy, Maharishi Markandeshwer Medical College and Hospital, Kumarhatti, Solan (H.P.) India -173229. mob no.+918350800250  E-Mail: drrakeshagarwal@rediffmail.com


Background: Liver is a large gland which occupies a substantial (large) portion of the abdominal cavity of human body .It is situated below the right side of diaphragm and mainly occupies the right hypochondrium, epigastrium and part of left hypochondrium. Anatomically it has left and right lobes which are divided by falciparm ligament, fissure for ligamentamvenousm and fissure for ligamentamteres. It has caudate and quardate lobes as the parts of right anatomical lobe    Anatomical  variations in cadaveric livers  are present in form of  lingular process of left lobe, accessory lobe,hypoplastic lobe, accessory fissure and diaphargmatic groove on superior surface of liver.The knowledge of morphological variations of liver may be useful to surgeon during transplantation  physicians to rule out the liver diseases and radiologist for correct diagnosis.

Materials and Methods: The knowledge of morphological variations was observed in 50 livers during the routine dissection and specimen present in department of anatomy.In 50 livers we observed 23 were present with morphological variation this shows that 46% of liver were abnormal.

Conclusion: In the present study it is observed that accessory lobe, hypo plastic lobe, accessory fissure and diapharmatic grove on superior surface of liver are more common morphological variations .The morphological variations remains asymptomatic but can lead to misinterpretations during surgical and radiological procedure. Thus the present study is useful for radiologists and surgeons to plan the surgical procedures.

Key words:  Human Liver Variation, Accessory, Hypoplasticlobe.


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Cite this article: Seema Rani Khajuria, Rakesh Kumar Agarwal, Hemant Saini. STUDY OF MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATIONS IN HUMAN CADAVERIC LIVERS. Int J Anat Res 2018;6(2.1):5072-5075. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2018.113