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Adenomyomatosis of gallbladder

Adenomyomatosis of gallbladder
(Science: radiology) type of hyperplastic cholecystosis, increase in number and height of mucosal folds, secondary to hyperplasia of mucosal and muscular elements, Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses (intramural diverticula), 5% of all cholecystecomies, greater than 35 years; M:F = 1:3 associated with: gallstones in 25-75%, cholesterolosis in 33% findings: pearl necklace gallbladder, may have smooth sessile fundal mass in gall Bladder, may have an hourglass configuration with transverse septum

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