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Pathology of "Phrygian Cap" deformity of the Gallbladder

Dr Sampurna Roy MD


The “Phrygian cap” deformity occurs when the fundus of the gallbladder is folding over the body of the gallbladder


In many cases with “Phrygian cap” deformity, a mucosal fold is created, which partially subdivides the lumen of the organ.


Further reading:

Recurrent cholangitis associated with biliary sludge and Phrygian cap anomaly diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography despite normal ultrasound and computed tomography.Scand J Gastroenterol. 2005 Jun;40(6):736-40.

Phrygian cap simulating mass lesion in hepatobiliary scintigraphy.Clin Nucl Med. 1984 Mar;9(3):131-3.

Ultrasound misdiagnosis of gallbladder concrements in "phrygian cap" deformity (author's transl)].Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1981 Aug 21;106(34):1067-8.

A comparison of the "phrygian cap" deformity with bistable and gray scale ultrasound. J Clin Ultrasound. 1978 Feb;6(1):34-5.



Dr  Sampurna Roy  MD

Consultant  Histopathologist (Kolkata - India)









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