Hypertrophy of the caudate lobe

Hypertrophy of the caudate lobe is seen in a number of conditions, including:

Radiographic features

The caudate-right lobe ratio may be useful in quantifying caudate hypertrophy. A ratio of greater than 0.65 indicates a high likelihood of cirrhosis.

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Article information

rID: 8043
Section: Gamuts
Tag: liver, stub, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Caudate lobe hypertrophy
  • Enlargement of the caudate lobe
  • Caudate lobe enlargement

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Cases and figures

  • Caudate-right lobe ratio (diagram)
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