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gallbladder papillomatosis

Thursday 29 November 2007

Synopsis

- atrophic gallbladder
- nonfunctional gallbladder
- velvet appearing mucosa
- hyperplastic mucosa
- macrophagic infiltration of the chorion

  • macrophages containing metachromatic material

Etiology

- metachromatic leukodystrophies (Krabbe disease)

Differential diagnosis

- gallbladder cholestorolosis