Acute hepatitis

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi

Presentation

Abdominal pain and fever

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

The gall bladder has diffuse edematous wall thickening. Unilateral wall thickness is measuring 10 mm. 

The liver has altered echogenicity. 

No pericholecystic fluid collection.

Case Discussion

The features described above are compatible with, although not highly specific for, acute hepatitis.

This case is also contributed by Dr Fazel Rahman Faizi

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Case information

rID: 71298
Published: 27th Sep 2019
Last edited: 8th Nov 2019
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