Gallbladder duplication

Case contributed by Dr Giovanni Caruana


Chest CT scan of a patient operated for thoracic neoplasm resection.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Incidental finding of gallbladder duplication on a chest CT scan. Draining ducts anatomy is not clearly delineated.

Case authors: Dr. Massimiliano Lenzo, Dr. Giovanni Caruana.

Case Discussion

Gallbladder duplication is a rare anatomic anomaly characterised by the presence of an accessory gallbladder. There is no increased risk for malignancy or calculi compared to a single gallbladder.

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Case information

rID: 49116
Case created: 10th Nov 2016
Last edited: 14th Nov 2016
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