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Drawing showing 4 sections of the liver: the right posterior section, the right anterior section, the left medial section, and the left lateral section. Also shown are 8 segments (I-VIII), each corresponding to a specific section of the liver. The boundaries of each section are separated by the right hepatic vein, middle hepatic vein, and left hepatic vein. The vena cava and portal vein are also shown.
The liver is divided into 4 sections: the right posterior section, the right anterior section, the left medial section, and the left lateral section. Each section of the liver is further divided into segments: segments VI and VII make up the right posterior section, segments V and VIII make up the right anterior section, segment IV makes up the left medial section, and segments II and III make up the left lateral section. Segment I is found deep in the left side of the liver, in front of the inferior vena cava and behind the right, middle, and left hepatic veins.
|Topics/Categories:||Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System|
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||December 15, 2022|
|Date Added:||March 2, 2023|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow