cholesterol polyps

cholesterol polyps

Bosellated (bumpy) polyp-like nodules that deform the gallbladder mucosa, which are covered by epithelium and filled with cholesterol-laden macrophages.
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The histology of the operative specimen revealed cholesterol polyps in the distal CBD associated with a juxta-papillary duodenal diverticulum (Figure 2).
Cholesterol polyps in the bilary system are most commonly found within the gallbladder (6).
Obstructive jaundice caused by a cholesterol polyp of the gallbladder: report of a case.

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