BMJ Case Reports 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-222783
  • Findings that shed new light on the possible pathogenesis of a disease or an adverse effect

Bilobed gallbladder: a rare congenital anomaly

  1. Satish Dharap
  1. Department of General Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Devbrata Adhikari, docdev84{at}
  • Accepted 31 January 2018
  • Published 11 February 2018


Bilobed gallbladder is a rare form of duplication of gallbladder. Preoperative diagnosis is important to avoid peroperative complications; however, it is also a challenge as imaging reports are often confounding. A case of bilobed gallbladder managed successfully laparoscopically is presented.


  • Contributors MK has participated in writing the article, postoperative care and follow-up of patient and received informed consent from the patient. DA is responsible for the surgical care of the patient and participated in writing and revising the article. VK is responsible for the surgical care of the patient and participated in revising the article. SD is responsible for admitting the patient to the hospital and critically reviewed the article. DA and SD are the guarantors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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