The liver is a large parenchymal organ and gland situated in the RUQ.
It is structurally characterized by being the largest gland in the body and one of two organs with portal circulation.
It is part of the gastrointestinal system and is divided into lobes, segments, and lobules.
Common diseases include hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty change, metastasis, and HCC.
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Diagnostic studies include LFT’s, US, and CT, and common therapies include medical therapy and surgery.