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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 242-244

An enigma of the gallbladder


Department of Surgery, King Fahd Hospital of the University, University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Date of Web Publication11-Aug-2016

Correspondence Address:
Abdulmohsen A Al-Mulhim
Department of Surgery, King Fahd Hospital of the University, P.O. Box 1917, Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-631X.188270

PMID: 30787743

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Alaqeel SA, Alaqeel FO, Saleh KA, Al-Mulhim AA. An enigma of the gallbladder. Saudi J Med Med Sci 2016;4:242-4

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A 45-year-old Saudi housewife underwent elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary colic.

The mucosa of the excised gallbladder is shown in [Figure 1]a,[Figure 1]b.
Figure 1: (a) Mucosa of the gallbladder (b) Magnified gallbladder mucosa

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  1. What are the findings?
  2. What is the diagnosis?




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Meirelles-Costa AL, Bresciani CJ, Perez RO, Bresciani BH, Siqueira SA, Cecconello I. Are histological alterations observed in the gallbladder precancerous lesions? Clinics (Sao Paulo) 2010;65:143-50.  Back to cited text no. 3
    
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