DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20204172

Septate gall bladder: a surgical surprise with review of literature

Kaptan Singh, Atul S. Joshi, Agrawal K. Khemchand, Hariom Sheoran, Priti Rabadiya, Meenakshi Malhotra

Abstract


Septate gallbladder is a rare congenital anomaly, which can present a challenge for the surgeon who performs laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The common first line modality for screening in symptomatic gallbladder pathology is still ultrasonography. Preoperative diagnosis of this anomaly is not common. Pre- operative diagnosis and being acquainted with this anomaly decreases the possibility of injury to the biliary tract, the number of postoperative complications and the possible need for further surgical procedures. We present a case of septate gallbladder, which was diagnosed during the operative procedure. Despite the finding of a septate gallbladder, the performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy was uneventful.


Keywords


Septate gall bladder, Double gall bladder, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

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