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Cases J. 2009 Jan 6;2(1):11. doi: 10.1186/1757-1626-2-11.

Neuroma of a double gallbladder: a case report.

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All Wales Higher Surgical Training Programme, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, LL18 5UJ, UK.


We report a case of 55 year old male patient who presented with recurrent upper abdominal pain following a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A subsequent diagnostic laparoscopy revealed the presence of a second gallbladder which was initially missed. The peculiarity of his symptoms can in part be explained by the presence of a traumatic neuroma in his second gallbladder. A subsequent cholecystectomy led to a complete resolution of this patient's signs and symptoms. As far as we know this is the first report in the literature of a traumatic neuroma in a second gallbladder.

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