Rosary sign (gallbladder)

The rosary sign is a CT finding in adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder. It is formed by the enhanced proliferative mucosal epithelium, with the intramural diverticula surrounded by the unenhanced hypertrophied muscle coat of the gallbladder. The rosary sign is similar to the pearl necklace sign.

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rID: 12143
Section: Signs
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    Figure 1: rosary beads
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    Case 1: adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder fundus
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