Ectopic liver nodules: a rare finding during cholecystectomy

Catani, Marco and De Milito, Ritanna and Romagnoli, Francesco and Mingazzini, Pietro Luigi and Silvestri, Vania and Usai, Valentina and Romeo, Valentina and Modini, Claudio (2011) Ectopic liver nodules: a rare finding during cholecystectomy. Il giornale di chirurgia, 32 (5). pp. 255-258. ISSN 1971-145X

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The ectopic liver (or choristoma) is a rare condition found during autopsy or abdominal exploration for various indications. The authors report two cases of ectopic liver found during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholestytis. The ectopic liver tissue has been reported to develope in several sites as thoracic cavity, gastrohepatic ligament, adrenal glands, pancreas, esophagus and, above all, gallbladder. The Authors review the literature and report their experience as a contribution to the knowledge of this rare pathological entity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fegato ectopico – Colecistectomia per via laparoscopica
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 05 May 2016 10:49
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 10:49

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