Surgery – MCQ 51 – Gallstones

Which one of the following statements is incorrect in regard to stones in the gallbladder?
a) Pigment stones are due to increased excretion of conjugated bilirubin
b) Are considered a risk factor for the development of gallbladder carcinoma
c) 10% of gallstones are radio-opaque
d) A mucocele of the gallbladder is caused by a stone impacted in Hartman’s pouch

Correct answer : d) A mucocele of the gallbladder is caused by a stone impacted in Hartman’s pouch

Mucocele of gallbladder is caused by stone impaction in the neck of gall bladder or in the cystic duct.

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