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J R Soc Med. 1984 October; 77(10): 845–846.
PMCID: PMC1440279

Accessory cystic duct--an operative hazard.


Two patients with duplicated cystic ducts are reported. This is a rare and poorly reported anomaly. The hazards of misdiagnosis are discussed.

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