Gallbladder diverticulum: A case report and review of the

Kramer, Andrew J.; Bregman, Andrew; Zeddies, Clark A.; Guynn, Vernon L.
April 1998
American Surgeon;Apr1998, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p298
Academic Journal
Discusses the pathophysiology of gallbladder diverticulum. Procedure involved in diagnosing the disease; Two possibilities for the origin of most true diverticula of the gallbladder; Case study of a patient who was diagnosed of the disease.


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