International Journal of Anatomy and Research

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Type of Article: Case Report

Year: 2015 | Volume 3 | Issue 4 | Page No. 1635-1637

Date of Publication: 31-12-2015



Bassem Abou Hussein *1, Houssam Abtar 1, Ibrahim Al Shaghoury 1, Amjad Zaaroura 2, Ahmad Zaaroura 1, Mustafa Oweidat 1.

*1 Department of General Surgery, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut 11072210, Lebanon.
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut 11072210, Lebanon.

Address: Bassem Abou Hussein, MD., Department of General Surgery, Makassed General Hospital, Riad El-Solh Street P.O. 6301, Beirut 11072210, Lebanon Mobile: 009613070676 Fax: 009611646589


Ectopic liver is a rare entity identified most commonly during abdominal exploration for other indications. Liver ectopia is less common than accessory liver and can be associated with multiple other congenital anomalies. We present a case of a fourty-nine year old female, who presented for elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelethiases. Abdominal exploration showed an ectopic liver segment attached to gall bladder and draining through it with no other connections to the liver.
KEY WORDS: Ectopic, Liver, Choristoma, Conginital Anomalies.


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Bassem Abou Hussein, Houssam Abtar, Ibrahim Al Shaghoury, Amjad Zaaroura, Ahmad Zaaroura, Mustafa Oweidat. CHORISTOMAS: AN INCIDENTAL ECTOPIC LIVER: CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Int J Anat Res 2015;3(4):1635-1637. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2015.301




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