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Left-sided gallbladder on the basis of a right-sided round ligament.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9840089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Left-sided gallbladder, a rare congenital anomaly, is defined as a gallbladder located to the left of the round ligament. A 42 year-old female underwent a cholecystectomy for gallstone disease. At laparotomy, we found that the round ligament was located to the right of its normal position and was continuous with the right anterior branch of the portal vein. Though normally situated, the gallbladder was therefore, on the left side of the anomalously right-sided round ligament, fulfilling the definition of a left-sided gallbladder. This case indicates that a third type of left-sided gallbladder may occur in addition to the other forms: one resulting from a right-sided round ligament, in addition to the "true" left-sided gallbladder and the variety seen in situs inversus.
N Fujita; Y Shirai; H Kawaguchi; K Tsukada; H Hatakeyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepato-gastroenterology     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0172-6390     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatogastroenterology     Publication Date:    1998 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-10     Completed Date:  1999-02-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007849     Medline TA:  Hepatogastroenterology     Country:  GREECE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1482-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Niigata University School of Medicine, Niigata City, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Cholelithiasis / surgery
Gallbladder / abnormalities*
Round Ligament / abnormalities*

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