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Histological evaluation of 200 cholecystectomy specimens: An Observational Study

Dr. Sujata Deonia, Dr. Swati Arora

  Abstract :

Background: Cholecystectomy specimen is the most commonly encountered specimen in the surgical pathology laboratory besides the appendicectomy specimens. Chronic cholecystitis occurs after the repeated episodes of acute cholecystitis and is almost always due to gallstones. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on 200 cholecystectomy specimens received in the Department of Pathology of Government Medical College, Jammu over the period of 3 months from June 2018 to August 2018. RESULTS AND OBSERVATIONS Out of 200 cases,136 (68%) were females and 64 (32%)were male with the M:F ratio of 1:2.1. The age of the patients ranged from 14 to 70 years. Mean age of the patient was 37 years.Of all these cases,60.5% had chronic cholecystitis with gall stones, 6% had acute cholecystitis.10.5% cases of cholestrolosis, 5 % cases of Xanthogranulomatouscholecystitis,2.5% Carcinoma.CONCLUSION:Gall bladder lesions are very diverse ranging from non-neoplastic to neoplastic lesions and affect most commonly the females of third to fifth decade .The chronic cholecystitis associated with gall stones is the most common histopathologic diagnosis

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HISTOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF 200 CHOLECYSTECTOMY SPECIMENS: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY, Dr. Sujata Deonia, Dr. Swati Arora, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY: Volume-5 | Issue-1 | January-2021

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