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Gallbladder

Cholecystitis

Follicular cholecystitis


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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General
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● 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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