Riedel lobe

Rie·del lobe

(rē'del),
an occasional tonguelike process extending downward from the right lobe of the liver lateral to the gallbladder; a similar process may, though rarely, extend from the left lobe.

Riedel lobe

An anomalous tonguelike extension from the right lobe of the liver to the gallbladder.

Riedel,

Bernhard M.C.L., German surgeon, 1846-1916.
Riedel disease - Synonym(s): Riedel thyroiditis
Riedel frontal ethmoidectomy
Riedel lobe - tonguelike process extending downward from the right lobe of the liver lateral to the gallbladder. Synonym(s): lobus appendicularis; lobus linguiformis
Riedel struma - Synonym(s): Riedel thyroiditis
Riedel syndrome - Synonym(s): Riedel thyroiditis
Riedel thyroiditis - a rare fibrous induration of the thyroid, with adhesion to adjacent structures, which may cause tracheal compression. Synonym(s): chronic fibrous thyroiditis; ligneous struma; ligneous thyroiditis; Riedel disease; Riedel struma; Riedel syndrome