Follicular cholecystitis

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Revised: 5 September 2019

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Follicular cholecystitis. website. Accessed September 16th, 2019.
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)
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