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IP Journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology

Histo-morphological lesions of gall bladder

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Author Details : P. Siva Kumar, R. Swarupa Rani, R. Sasidhar Raju, K. Damayanthi, M. Janaki

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 168-171

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Introduction: Gall stones are the commonest gall bladder lesions with an incidence of 10 to 20% of the world population. Biliary colic is common presenting symptom in majority of the lesions. It may be asymptomatic and incidental. Histological examination of cholecystectomy reveals the type of lesions.
Objective: To study the spectrum of gall bladder diseases. To study the lesion age and sex wise.
Materials and Methods: An analysis of 208 cholecystectomy specimens were done from 2014-2017.
Results: Cholelithiasis was more common in women, in age group of 40-50yrs. Pigmented stones were more common. Histopathologically the most common lesion was chronic calculus cholecystitis (102 cases), cholelithiasis, (40 cases) followed by Empyema (13 cases) and adenocarcinoma (04 cases) as incidental lesions.
Conclusion: Inflammatory lesions were common in gall bladder. Most common disease was chronic cholecystitis in women between 40-50yrs age, presented as abdominal colic. Pigmented stones were the most common etiology of chronic cholecystitis Malignancy of the gall bladder is rare and incidental.

Keywords: Gall bladder lesions, Gall stones, Chronic cholecystitis, Carcinoma.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-3706.2018.0035

How to cite : Kumar P S, Rani R S, Raju R S, Damayanthi K, Janaki M, Histo-morphological lesions of gall bladder. IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol 2018;3(3):168-171

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