Acute calculous cholecystitis

Presentation

Right upper abdominal pain and fever

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Sludge-filled gallbladder with neck impacted gallstone and wall thickening

Case Discussion

Ultrasound is the best imaging modality to do this diagnosis. The best diagnostic clue is: impacted galsstone in GB neck or cystic duct, wall thickening(>3 mm), pericholecystic collection and positive sonographic Murphy sign.

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Case information

rID: 19704
Case created: 5th Oct 2012
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
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