Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert


Abdominal CT scan was performed for staging reasons, no specific complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years

Stones of various size are noted in the gallbladder. The gallbladder is not well distended and demonstrates mural enhancement. Multiple dilated intramural diverticula of the gallbladder giving the appearance of rosary sign.

Case Discussion

Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder. On CT the gallbladder is known to have the characteristic appearance of wall thickening and a rosary sign

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Case information

rID: 12142
Published: 24th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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