porcelain gallbladder

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por·ce·lain gall·blad·der

intramural calcification of the gallbladder commonly associated with gallbladder cancer.
A calcified and fibrotically indurated gallbladder arising in acute exacerbation of chronic cholecystitis and cholelithiasis; while it is uncommon, 20% develop carcinoma


the pear-shaped reservoir for bile attached to the visceral surface or between the lobes of the liver in all domestic animal species except the horse. It serves as a storage place for bile. The gallbladder may be subject to such disorders as inflammation and the formation of gallstone.

gallbladder cystic mucosal hyperplasia
hyperplasia of the mucus-secreting glands in the gallbladder and larger bile ducts.
gallbladder edema
a gross lesion in many cases of infectious canine hepatitis.
gallbladder inflammation
gallbladder meridian points
acupuncture points on the gallbladder meridian.
gallbladder paralysis
a specific abnormality in lantadene poisoning. The gallbladder is grossly distended and full of viscid, pale bile.
porcelain gallbladder
intramural mineralization of the gallbladder.
gallbladder radiography
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