Gallbladder duplication

Case contributed by Giovanni Caruana
Diagnosis not applicable


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 characterized 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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