McDonald, Archibald H.; Duncan, Newton D.; Carpenter, Reginald A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Hydrops of the gallbladder
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Hydrops of the gallbladder is an uncommon condition of infants and children. There is acute distension of the gallbladder in the absence of calculi without evidence of inflammation in the early stages of the disease. A case of hydrops of the gallbladder in a 4-year-old male child is presented. The literature is reviewed and the diagnosis and treatment of the condition discussed.....