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Gall bladder duplication - A rare anomaly detected on preoperative imaging

  • Disputes and Images in Surgery
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Hellenic Journal of Surgery


Congenital anomalies are frequently encountered in surgery. They pose a dilemma in surgical decision-making and if undetected, they may lead to surgical complications. Gallbladder duplication is a rare anomaly with an incidence of 1 in 3000-4000. Preoperative imaging is often the only modality of diagnosis, as there are no specific symptoms for the pathology. Preoperative diagnosis and appreciation and of this anomaly is especially important to prevent possible surgical complications.

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Chatterjee, S., Mahato, S.P., Nayak, S.D. et al. Gall bladder duplication - A rare anomaly detected on preoperative imaging. Hellenic J Surg 87, 432–433 (2015).

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