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Lawton, OK
A 49-year-old female asked:

Surgery revealed my gallbladder was corkscrewed on itself and tightly closed shut with scarring on liver. no stones. what could cause this?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Rare: True gallbladder torsion (twisting) is very rare. No known cause other than possibly being born with no attachment of the gallbladder to its usual position under the liver.

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Last updated Nov 11, 2012

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