Hourglass gallbladder

Case contributed by Andrea Molinari


Accidental finding in patient with chronic pancreatitis

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male

Hourglass appearance of the gallbladder in segmental adenomyomatosis

Case Discussion

Benign hyperplasia of the gallbladder mucosa is defined adenomyomatosis.

Stricture of the gallbladder lumen due to mural thickening leads to hourglass appearance.

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