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Hartmann's pouch (Henri Albert Hartmann)

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A spheroid or conical out-pouching of the wall of the gall bladder at the junction of the neck of the gallbladder and the cystic duct.

Description

A spheroid or conical out-pouching of the wall of the gall bladder at the junction of the neck of the gallbladder and the cystic duct. It is probably due to the lodging of a single large gall stone in this location for a long period of time as this pouch is not found in the normal gall bladder. 1891?

Bibliography

  • H. Hartmann:
    Quelques points de l’anatomie et de la chirurgie des voies biliaires.
    Bulletin de la Société anatomique de Paris, Paris, 1891, 5 sér., 5, 480-500.

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