Hartmann's pouch


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Hartmann's pouch

a bulbous region of the neck of the gallbladder. When a gallstone lodges in this area, the gallbladder cannot empty normally and contractions of the gallbladder wall produce severe pain.
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She immediately underwent total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, rectosigmoid resection, and descending end colostomy with Hartmann's pouch formation.