Porcelain gallbladder is not associated with gallbladder carcinoma.

  title={Porcelain gallbladder is not associated with gallbladder carcinoma.},
  author={Shirin Towfigh and David W. Mcfadden and Galen R Cortina and Jesse E. Thompson and Ronald K. Tompkins and Charles Chandler and Oscar Joe Hines},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={67 1},
The surgical management of porcelain gallbladder is based on studies performed in 1931 and 1962, which indicated a correlation between porcelain gallbladder and carcinoma. We sought to evaluate the characteristics of patients with porcelain gallbladder and the risk for gallbladder carcinoma. The medical records of 10,741 cholecystectomies performed between 1955 and 1998 were reviewed and recorded. The pathology slides were evaluated for evidence of calcification and gallbladder carcinoma… CONTINUE READING
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