Hepar lobatum—irregular lobation of the liver due to scarring caused by syphilitic inflammation is shown in Figure below. Liver hepatic lesions symptoms.
♦ Hepar lobatum viewed from above and below. This was an incidental finding in a post-mortem performed
in Brisbane, Australia, in 1974, on a male aged 61 years.
Microscopic examination of liver hepatic lesions symptoms
Microscopically, the scarring fibrosis is seen and the vessels show endarteritis obliterans of the small arteries (see Fig. below).
♦ Section of a hepar lobatum shows the presence of wide bands of fibrous tissue dissecting the normal liver parenchyma and endarteritis obliterans of small arteries.
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