Benign gallbladder tumors
Villous papilloma

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

Revised: 6 February 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Villous papilloma gallbladder

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Villous papilloma. website. Accessed September 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Associated with metachromatic leukodystrophy in children and adults
  • May cause massive hemobilia
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Foveolar type tubulopapillary (villous)
adenoma arising in Rokitansky-Aschoff
sinus; lining cells are tall columnar with
abundant cytoplasm and basal nuclei

Diffuse nuclear
expression of CDX2 in an
intestinal type papillary
(villous) adenoma