Pseudo gallbladder sign

Pseudo gallbladder sign  is a sonographic feature that can be seen in some children with biliary atresia 

Radiographic features

Ultrasound

Appears as a cystic structure seen in the liver which is confused with gallbladder in few cases of biliary atresia. In these patients it is an important findgin to be aware of because most of the times it is confused as gallbladder which is an imaging pitfall . 

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rID: 26050
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pseudo-gallbladder sign
  • Pseudo-gallbladder appearance

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