Cite this page: Gulwani H. Follicular cholecystitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderfollicularchol.html. Accessed May 11th, 2021.
Definition / general
- Well formed germinal centers throughout gallbladder wall
- Also called lymphoid polyp
- May grossly resemble polyps up to several mm
- Associated with typhoid fever, primary sclerosing cholangitis, gram negative bacterial infection of bile (Acta Pathol Jpn 1979;29:67)