Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Chronic right upper quadrant pain for several years.

Patient Data

Age: 60 year
Gender: Female
ultrasound

Multiple comet tail artifacts are seen arising from the gall bladder walls. 

There is a large stone (echogenic focus with posterior shadowing) near the gall bladder fundus.

Case Discussion

Gallbladder Adenomyomatosis is a benign entity characterized by hyperplastic cholecystosis of the gallbladder wall.  It can be associated with gallstones as in current cases.

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