Rolling stone sign

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The rolling stone sign refers to the presence of gallstones within the gallbladder that are mobile when the patient moves.

Small gallstones can sometimes be difficult to diagnose due to the absence of posterior shadow artefact but the presence of a rolling stone sign increases the confidence of diagnosis 1.

Gallbladder and biliary tract pathology
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rID: 26743
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Rolling stone sign - gallbladder

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