Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Hypoplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderhypoplasia.html. Accessed March 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Occurs when caudal bud is incompletely developed or when solid stage of bud is not recanalized
- Associated with extrahepatic biliary atresia
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Compressed epithelium lined structures, fibrous tissue, smooth muscle strands, inflammatory cells in gallbladder fossa and porta hepatis
- Acquired postinflammatory fibrotic contraction