Duplication of Gall Bladder
26 yr old male has reported for routine health preemplyoment checkup. Sonography shows two well defined transonic structures in gallbladder fossa region Inview of the location and appearence, duplicatin of gall bladder is suggested.Duplication is reported to be 1 in 12000 cholecytograms or 1 in 4000 autopsiesit is known to be associated with choledochal or duodenal duplication. It is asociated with high incidence of cholelithiasis and intermittent cystic duct obstructionGB arises from caudal aspect of hepatic diverticulum around 7 wks of intrauterine life.starts as solid structure and canalizes by 12 th week and is usually sonologically identified by 14 th week.it has doubtful value in foetal life.
Case by- Dr MGK Murthy, Sr Consultant Radiologist