Gallbladder
Congenital anomalies
Hourglass gallbladder


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Revised: 14 February 2019

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H Hourglass gallbladder. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderhourglassGB.html. Accessed August 24th, 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
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