Pseudogallbladder sign

Pseudogallbladder sign is a sonographic feature that can be seen in some children with biliary atresia.

Radiographic features


Appears as a cystic structure seen in the liver which is confused with gallbladder in a few cases of biliary atresia. In these patients it is an important finding 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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