Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Hourglass gallbladder. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderhourglassGB.html. Accessed January 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
- Divided by central constriction
- Variant of transverse septate gallbladder divides lumen into proximal and distal cavity
- Inflammatory changes and stone formation common in distal portion
- Usually acquired, due to septum of inflamed fibrous tissue or adenomyomatous hyperplasia