Benign gallbladder tumors
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 14 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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● 15-25% of benign polyps
● See also adenomyomatous hyperplasia
● 57 year old woman with Gardner's syndrome presenting with cholangitis
(Gastroenterol Clin Biol 2007;31:425)
● 60 year old woman with clinically gangrenous gallbladder (Case of the Week #186)
● 5-25 mm, usually in fundus in muscular layer
● Hyperplasia of muscularis propria with intramural hyperplastic or cystically dilated glands
Case of Week #186
End of Gallbladder > Benign gallbladder tumors > Adenomyosis
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