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Hepatogastric Ligament
Digestive System

Hepatogastric Ligament

Ligamentum hepatogastricum

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Key Features/Anatomical Relations

The hepatogastric ligament is the largest portion of the lesser omentum, which was derived from the ventral mesogastrium. This ligament attaches from the inferior portion of the liver to the lesser curvature of the stomach, where it blends with the visceral peritoneum on the surface of the stomach.

The left and right gastric vessels, the vagus nerves, and the associated lymph nodes are located within the two layers of the hepatogastric ligament along the lesser curvature of the stomach.

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