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Congenital anomalies

Wandering gallbladder

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 10 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Long mesentery or no firm attachment to liver (Br Med J 1975;3:193, J Radiol 2000;81:1591)
● At risk for torsion, herniation

Case reports

● 60 year old man with acute onset diffuse abdominal pain (Saudi J Gastroenterol 2010;16:50)
● 65 year old woman with hypoplasia of right hepatic lobe (Acta Chir Belg 2003;103:425)
● 70 year old woman (Am J Surg 2008;196:240)

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