Congenital anomalies
Phrygian cap

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 30 August 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Phrygian cap gallbladder

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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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
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Microscopic (histologic) description
  • May have small mucosal fold with disorganized muscle layer
  • May have focal adenomyoma at apex of inverted fundus
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