Glisson's capsule

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a membranous envelope, entering the liver along with the portal vessels and insheathing the latter in their course through the organ.

See also: Capsule

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A subcapsular hematoma of the liver (SHL) is a rare disease wherein blood accumulates under Glisson's capsule of the liver.
Spontaneous liver hemorrhage with formation of subcapsular hematomas and rupture of Glisson's capsule is a rare but often lethal complication of pregnancy.
A 1cm incision was given on Glisson's capsule & the tip of guide wire protruded through the incision.