Hypogenesis of right hepatic lobe accompanied by portal hypertension: Case report and review of 31 Japanese cases

@article{Inoue1997HypogenesisOR,
  title={Hypogenesis of right hepatic lobe accompanied by portal hypertension: Case report and review of 31 Japanese cases},
  author={Toshihiko Inoue and Yuji Ito and Yasuyuki Matsuzaki and Yasuhiro Okauchi and Hideki Kondō and Noriaki Horiuchi and Katsuyuki Nakao and Masayasu Iwata},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={32},
  pages={836-842}
}
We report a rare case of hypogenesis of the right lobe of the liver with portal hypertension and a review of 31 cases of agenesis or hypogenesis of the right hepatic lobe reported in Japan. A 74-year-old man consulted our hospital for further examination after a mass screening for gastric cancer. On physical examination liver enlargement was palpable, but liver function tests were normal. Abdominal ultrasonography, computed tomography, technetium-99m liver scintigraphy, and endoscopic… CONTINUE READING
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