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Riedel's lobe

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An occasional tongue-shaped process of liver, frequently found protruding over the gallbladder in cases of chronic cholecystitis. Seen most frequently in women.


  • B. M. K. L. Riedel:
    Ueber den zungenförmigen Fortsatz des rechten Leberlappens und seine pathognostische Bedeutung für die Erkrankung der Gallenblase nebst Bemerkungen über Gallensteinoperationen.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1888, 25: 577-581, 602-607.

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