Gallbladder
Miscellaneous nontumor
Gallbladder in extrahepatic bile duct obstruction


Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 15 February 2019

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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. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderGBextrahepaticobstruction.html. Accessed March 21st, 2019.
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
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