Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening (differential)

Diffuse thickening of the gallbladder wall can occur in a number of situations.

They include:

If the gallbladder is decompressed in the presence of diffuse wall thickening, a non-biliary cause is more likely.

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Article information

rID: 9421
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Causes of diffuse gallbladder wall thickening
  • Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening
  • Diffuse thickening of the gallbladder wall
  • Diffuse thickening of gallbladder wall

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    GB empyema
    Case 1 - from gallbladder empyema - minimally thickened
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    Case 2 - from acute cholecystitis
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    Case 3
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    Case 4 - from hepatitis
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    Case 5 - dengue fever
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