Target sign (choledocholithiasis)

The target sign of choledocholithiasis is a finding seen on contrast-enhanced CT and comprises:

  • central density within the bile duct: stone
  • surrounding low density: bile or mucosa
Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 8060
Section: Signs
Tag: cbd, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Target sign in choledocholithiasis

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: target sign
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