Left lateral lobe of liver - Lobus hepatis sinister lateralis

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The left lateral lobe of liver (left lateral hepatic lobe) begins dorsally deeps to the left crus of diaphragm and crosses ventral to the left portion of the tendinous center and ventral to the left portion of the muscular periphery of the diaphragm.

The diaphramatic surface of the left lateral lobe of liver ends in a point dorsal to the last sternebra, the lateral border end near the costal arch, the dorsal portion partially caps the body of stomach, the visceral surface lies on the fundus and body of stomach, the central portion is partly covered by the papillary process of the caudate lobe, forming the omental tuber that lies adjacent to the lesser omentum, protruding toward the lesser curvature of stomach. 

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier


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