Imaging in Double Gall Bladder with Acute Cholecystitis—A Rare Entity

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Abstract

Duplication of gall bladder is a rare congenital anomaly of the hepatobiliary system. It is a very important entity in clinical practice as preoperative diagnosis plays a significant role in the management and to avoid unnecessary bile duct injury during surgery. We report a case of duplicated gall bladder presenting as acute cholecystitis.

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Vasanthraj, P. , Ramachandran, R. , Athiyappan, K. , Chandrasekharan, A. and Narayanan, C. (2014) Imaging in Double Gall Bladder with Acute Cholecystitis—A Rare Entity. Surgical Science, 5, 273-279. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.57047.

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