Gallbladder
Congenital anomalies
Diverticula

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 February 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Gallbladder diverticula[TIAB]

Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Diverticula. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderGBdiverticula.html. Accessed April 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Solitary, 6 mm to 8 cm
  • Rarely are congenital anomalies with all 3 layers of gallbladder wall
  • Usually pseudodiverticula (Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses) with incomplete muscular wall
  • Due to cholelithiasis or cholecystitis