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Chirurgia 2012 April;25(2):141-2

Copyright © 2012 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

A rare congenital abnormality of biliary tract: double gallbladder. A challenge for surgeon. Case report

Portale T. R., Pesce A., Branca A., Scilletta R., Puleo S.

University of Catania, Catania, Italy


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A double gallbladder is a rare congenital anomaly. If not recognized during preoperative evaluation or operation, it can cause severe complications. There are many cases in the literature in which double gallbladder has been missed at the first operation. We report a case in which accessory gallbladder was suspected, confirmed at the operation, and managed successfully by laparoscopic cholecystectomy

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