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1. Superior - visceral surface of the liver, anterior abdominal wall.
2. Inferior - transverse colon, D2 segment of the duodenum (or pylorus of the stomach).
3. Anterior - visceral surface of the liver, transverse colon, 9th costal cartilage.
4. Posteior - right kidney, distal D1 segment and proximal D2 segment of the duodenum.
5. Medial - D1 segment of the duodenum, free margin of the lesser omentum and epiploic foramen.
6. Lateral - right lobe of the liver.


1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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