Acute acalculous cholecystitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam


Abdominal pain and jaundice

Patient Data:

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Hepatobiliary ultrasound demonstrate marked thickening of the gallbladder wall ( 0.9 cm ), no gallstones were demonstrated. The CBD was not dilated. Pancreas and liver were unremarkable (not shown). Positive Murphy's sign during the examination.

Case Discussion:

Acalculous cholecystitis.

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