Agenesis of the gallbladder without extrahepatic biliary atresia.

  title={Agenesis of the gallbladder without extrahepatic biliary atresia.},
  author={Robert S. Bennion and Jesse E. Thompson and Richard K. Tompkins},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={123 10},
Agenesis of the gallbladder without extrahepatic biliary atresia is a rare disorder. At the UCLA-affiliated hospitals, 12 patients were classified in the following groups: (1) multiple fetal anomaly, (2) asymptomatic, and (3) symptomatic. All four patients in the multiple fetal anomaly group died of their other congenital defects. In the three patients in the asymptomatic group, the absent gallbladder was an incidental finding at autopsy. The five patients in the symptomatic group underwent… CONTINUE READING
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