Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 341–343 | Cite as

Suprahepatic gallbladder: A rare congenital anomaly

  • D. Van Gansbeke
  • J. de Toeuf
  • M. Cremer
  • L. Engelholm
  • J. Struyven
Article

Abstract

The authors report a case of suprahepatic gallbladder associated with hepatomegaly. The ectopic gallbladder was visualized by sonography, computed tomography, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiography.

Key words

Gallbladder, anomalies Suprahepatic gallbladder 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Van Gansbeke
    • 1
  • J. de Toeuf
    • 1
  • M. Cremer
    • 2
  • L. Engelholm
    • 1
  • J. Struyven
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Hôpital ErasmeFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Gastroenterology, Hôpital ErasmeFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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