Accessory Hepatic Lobe: A Rare Cause of Prehepatic Portal Hypertension in a Child


Sag E., CANSU A., İMAMOĞLU M., ÇAKIR M.

PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY HEPATOLOGY & NUTRITION, vol.21, no.4, pp.361-364, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5223/pghn.2018.21.4.361
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY HEPATOLOGY & NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.361-364

Abstract

Accessory hepatic lobe is noted as and considered a rare disease in children. It can manifest with various symptoms and complications depending on the location, volume, type and position of the disease as presented on a child. The patient presented as a 14-month-old girl who was seen with a notable hepatosplenomegaly and portal hypertension. A diagnosis was made after taking an extensive medical history, observation and radiological examinations. The formal diagnosis was a prehepatic portal hypertension associated with accessory hepatic lobe.