Follicular cholecystitis

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

Revised: 2 February 2018, last major update September 2012

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Follicular cholecystitis. website. Accessed March 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Well formed germinal centers throughout gallbladder wall
  • Also called lymphoid polyp
  • May grossly resemble polyps up to several mm
  • Associated with typhoid fever, primary sclerosing cholangitis, gram negative bacterial infection of bile (Acta Pathol Jpn 1979;29:67)