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Renal impression

Renal impression on liver
Inferior surface of the liver.
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver.
Latin impressio renalis hepatis
Gray's subject #250 1189

The portion of the under surface of the right lobe to the right of the fossa for the gall-bladder presents two impressions, one situated behind the other, and separated by a ridge. The posterior of these, the renal impression, is deeper and is occupied by the upper part of the right kidney and lower part of the right suprarenal gland.

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