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Incidental Gallbladder Cancer

The term incidental gallbladder cancer means when gallbladder cancer is detected on histopathology following either Laparoscopic cholecystectomy or open cholecystectomy. It carries a good prognosis as gallbladder cancer detected like this are of early stage. Completion radical cholecystectomy is performed in these patients as early as possible

Incidental Gallbladder Cancer
Incidental Gallbladder Cancer

Missed Gallbladder Cancer

When there is doubt of Gallbladder cancer pre-operatively and these patients are not further investigated for same and on histopathology gallbladder cancer is detected it is termed as missed gallbladder cancer. The term missed gallbladder cancer also applies when gallbladder specimen after removal is not cut intra-op and its mucosa is not examined and histopathology comes out to be Gallbladder Cancer

Incidental Gallbladder Cancer Treatment

Once diagnosed to have gallbladder cancer on biopsy report further treatment depends on stage of cancer. Beyond T1a stage

 

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