Acute acalculous cholecystitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Abdominal pain and jaundice

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

Hepatobiliary ultrasound demonstrates marked thickening of the gallbladder wall (0.9 cm), no gallstones were demonstrated. The CBD was not dilated. Pancreas and liver were unremarkable (not shown). Positive Murphy sign during the examination.

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Case information

rID: 18247
Published: 22nd Jun 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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