A portion of liver, cut to display towards the anterior edge, a pale circumscribed nodule
approximately 1.5 cm in diameter; there is also a subcapsular haematoma present and a simple cyst
of the liver can also be seen.
This woman at the age of 55, as a pedestrian, was struck by a car; she suffered a
compound fracture of both tibia, fracture of the right femur, a fracture/dislocation of the right
elbow, fracture of the right hand and a fracture/dislocation of the 2/3 cervical vertebra (X.20). The
disorders of the liver illustrated here were found at autopsy.