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West Indian Med J. 1993 Sep;42(3):129-30.

Hydrops of the gallbladder.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, U.W.I., Jamaica.

Abstract

Hydrops of the gallbladder is an uncommon condition of infants and children. There is acute distension of the gallbladder in the absence of calculi without evidence of inflammation in the early stages of the disease. A case of hydrops of the gallbladder in a 4-year-old male child is presented. The literature is reviewed and the diagnosis and treatment of the condition discussed.

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