Congenital anomalies
Phrygian cap

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 February 2018, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Phrygian cap gallbladder

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Phrygian cap. website. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • 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
Gross images

Images hosted on other servers:

Various images

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • May have small mucosal fold with disorganized muscle layer
  • May have focal adenomyoma at apex of inverted fundus
Other images

Images hosted on other servers:

Bust of person with Phrygian cap