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Case 49

Hematopathology Case

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  A 39-year-old female presented with recurrent bouts of right upper quadrant pain. Radiographic studies revealed gallbladder stones. A cholecystectomy was performed.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The 9.0 cm gallbladder contained multiple stones up to 0.5 cm. The wall of the gallbladder was diffusely thickened without masses.

     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 4

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 40

 
 

HE, 60

HE, 60

 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE