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Gallbladder

Congenital anomalies

Phrygian cap


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 10 February 2013, last major update September 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Inversion of distal fundus into body, to which it may become adherent (Indian J Gastroenterol 2008;27:194)
● Either an anatomic variant or an acquired abnormality
● Present in 5% of cholecystograms

Case reports
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● 51 year old woman with a pain in right upper abdominal quadrant and emesis (Can J Surg 2003;46:50)

Gross images
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Various images

Micro description
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● May have small mucosal fold with disorganized muscle layer
● May have focal adenomyoma at apex of inverted fundus

Other images
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Bust of person with phrygian cap

End of Gallbladder > Congenital anomalies > Phrygian cap


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