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Gallbladder

Malignant gallbladder tumors

Mucinous tumors


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 February 2013, last major update September 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Very uncommon

Case reports
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● 83 year old Japanese man with mucinous tumor and separate nodule of anaplastic carcinoma (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1999;123:1280)

Gross images
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Mucinous tumor with separate tumor nodule of anaplastic carcinoma


Poorly differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma invading liver

Micro images
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Columnar epithelium producing abundant mucin

End of Gallbladder > Malignant gallbladder tumors > Mucinous tumors


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