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metaplasia of the gallbladder mucosa

Monday 10 April 2017

Types

- intestinal metaplasia of the gallbladder mucosa
- gastric gland of the gallbladder

- squamous metaplasia of the gallbladder mucosa
- bone metaplasia of the gallbladder mucosa
- cartimaginous metaplasia of the gallbladder mucosa

Etiology

Gallbladder metaplastic changes appear to be more frequent in cases of micro-lithiasis and seem to be associated with a chronic thickening of the gallbladder wall.

See also

- metaplasia
- gallbladder anomalies

Open references

- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3881986/