Acute cholecystitis

Case contributed by Stefan Ludwig


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


The gallbladder is distended with marked diffuse mural thickening showing few hypodense areas and minute mucosal interruptions. No gallstones identified. No intrahepatic biliary radicals dilatation.

Incidental note of hepatic cyst at segment VIII.

Case Discussion

Acute non-calcular cholecystitis with intramural abscesses.

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