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Beak sign (gallbladder)

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Marko Matic et al.

The beak sign of gallbladder volvulus describes tapering of the distended gallbladder lumen as it transitions to a fulcrum point at the pedicle, resembling a curved beak. 

Terminology

The term bird's beak sign is used in a number of other contexts: see bird beak sign (disambiguation)

Article information

rID: 89816
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Beak sign (gallbladder volvulus)

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