Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert


Abdominal CT scan of this 71-year old female was performed for staging reasons, no specific complaints.

Stones of various size are noted in the gallbladder. The gallbladder is not well extended and shows some mural enhancement. In the fundus and also more proximally at the infundibulum some dilated intramural diverticula are seen, so-called 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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rID: 12142
Published: 24th Oct 2010
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
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