Send to

Choose Destination
Acad Pathol. 2020 Mar 13;7:2374289520909504. doi: 10.1177/2374289520909504. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec.

Educational Case: Incidental Gallbladder Adenocarcinoma.

Author information

Department of Pathology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, CA, USA.


The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see 1.


adenocarcinoma; clinical features; gallbladder; hepatobiliary; molecular basis of biliary neoplasia; morphology; organ system pathology; pathology competencies

Conflict of interest statement

Declaration of Conflicting Interests: The author(s) declare no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for PubMed Central
Loading ...
Support Center