Definitive diagnosis of a duplicate gallbladder can only be made intraoperatively: report of a case

  title={Definitive diagnosis of a duplicate gallbladder can only be made intraoperatively: report of a case},
  author={Nobuyuki Ozaki and D. Hashimoto and Y. Ikuta and A. Chikamoto and H. Takamori and H. Baba},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology},
  • Nobuyuki Ozaki, D. Hashimoto, +3 authors H. Baba
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Duplicated gallbladders are rare congenital anomalies that are important in clinical practice as they may cause clinical, surgical, and diagnostic problems. Here, we describe the case of a 79-year-old female patient who presented with acute cholangitis. Abdominal ultrasonography, endoscopic ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging revealed an intrahepatic cystic lesion, suggesting communication with the intrahepatic bile duct; no evidence of a polypoid lesion within… CONTINUE READING
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