phrygian cap deformity

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phrygian cap deformity 

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phrygian cap

GASTROENTEROLOGY, PATHOLOGY 

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phrygian cap gallbladder

An anatomic variation of the gallbladder consisting of an abnormal kinking of the distal part of the gallbladder fundus,  caused by a congenital transverse fibrous septum, which may be associated with cholelithiasis.  

Synonym Folded fundus gallbladder 

Note: Phrygian caps are conical and bent in the front. They were called the cap of Liberty during the French Revolution for their symbolic significance, given that this same design of hat was worn in ancient Phrygia by slaves who had won their freedom

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