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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 175-177

Transverse gallbladder: A case report

1 Demonstrator, Department of Anatomy, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Tezpur Medical College, Tezpur, Assam, India
3 Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Shobhana Medhi
C/O. Prof. Lakshi Kanta Medhi, House No. 27, Kekora Nagar, Hengrabari, P.O. Assam Secretariat, Guwahati - 781006, Assam
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Ectopic gallbladder or anomalous position of the gallbladder is a rare congenital anomaly. Knowledge and awareness of this anomaly is important as it may predispose to various gallbladder diseases and may lead to diagnostic confusion. Here we present a case of a rare variant of ectopic gallbladder - transverse or horizontal position of the gallbladder in a still born male fetus observed during routine fetal autopsy.

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