Torsion of an accessory lobe of the liver in a child: Report of a case

  title={Torsion of an accessory lobe of the liver in a child: Report of a case},
  author={Minoru Umehara and Michihiro Sugai and Daisuke Kudo and Kenichi Hakamada and Mutsuo Sasaki and Hirofumi Munakata},
  journal={Surgery Today},
We report a case of torsion of an accessory lobe of the liver (ALL) in a 14-year-old girl. The patient was admitted for acute abdominal pain and laparotomy revealed an ALL, the pedicle of which was elongated with 180° torsion. The diagnosis was not made preoperatively because of the rarity of this condition. However, a close relationship between omphalocele repair and the development of ALL has been reported; thus, a history of omphalocele repair should alert the doctor to the possibility of… CONTINUE READING

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