subhepatic space

subhepatic space

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the part of the peritoneal cavity between the visceral surface of the liver and the transverse colon.
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Such perforations are usually contained within the subhepatic space by the omentum, duodenum, liver, or colon, and a localized abscess may form.
Medial displacement of the tip of the right lobe of the liver due to focal collection of mucin in the right subhepatic space, known as Hellmer's sign, may be seen.
2) which extended from the expected origin of the appendix to the subhepatic space.