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Gallbladder

  • Ralph H. Hruban
  • William H. Westra
  • Timothy H. Phelps
  • Christina Isacson

Abstract

Gallbladders are one of the more frequently encountered specimens in the surgical pathology laboratory. They are usually removed for stones and/or inflammatory conditions, but rarely, they may harbor a neoplasm.

Keywords

Cystic Duct Focal Lesion Gallbladder Wall Additional Section Ternal Surface 
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References

  1. Albores-Saavedra J, Henson DE. Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Tumors of the Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Bile Ducts. Washington, DC: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; 1986.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph H. Hruban
    • 1
  • William H. Westra
    • 1
  • Timothy H. Phelps
    • 2
  • Christina Isacson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pathology Meyer 7-181The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyVirginia Mason Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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