Miscellaneous nontumor
Gallbladder in extrahepatic bile duct obstruction

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

Revised: 5 February 2018, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Gallbladder extrahepatic bile duct obstruction[TIAB]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Gallbladder in extrahepatic bile duct obstruction. website. Accessed October 23rd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Diffuse, band-like, superficial chronic inflammatory infiltrate of predominantly plasma cells suggests primary sclerosing cholangitis, ulcerative colitis
  • Chronic active cholecystitis and chronic acalculous cholecystitis suggests primary sclerosing cholangitis, choledocholithiasis or other extrahepatic bile duct obstruction