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Cholesterolosis of gallbladder

Cholesterolosis of gallbladder
Classification & external resources
Cholesterolosis of the gallbladder.
ICD-10 K82.4
ICD-9 575.6
DiseasesDB 31524

In surgical pathology, strawberry gallbladder, more formally cholesterolosis of the gallbladder and gallbladder cholesterolosis, is a change in the gallbladder wall due to excess cholesterol/cholesterol gallstones.

The name strawberry gallbladder comes from the typically stippled appearance of the mucosal surface on gross examination, which resembles the appearance of a strawberry.

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