CT: Axial abdomen (image 1 of 3)  

This image was obtained in a similar manner to the previous abdominal CT scan you have seen. The patient was given intravenous contrast material to increase the attenuation (brightness on CT) of the solid organs and vasculature.


Identify the following:

1. right lobe of the liver

2. left lobe of the liver

3. falciform ligament

4. stomach

5. spleen

6. aorta

7. crura of the diaphragm

8. splenic artery

9. proper hepatic artery

10. portal vein

11. inferior vena cava

12. caudate lobe of the liver

13. left colic (splenic) flexure

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