Cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


RUQ pain and deranged LFT's. Ultrasound has shown gallstones but no features to support cholecystitis. also, prominent common bile duct with obscured distal portions.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female


T2 Haste images as per MRCP protocol showing multiple small stones filling the distal common bile duct (CBD) and the gallbladder. 

Case Discussion

Exaggerated appearances of multiple stones within the distal common bile duct (CBD) and also within the gallbladder, which are called choledocholithiasis and cholecystitis, respectivelly. 

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Case information

rID: 60587
Published: 29th May 2018
Last edited: 31st May 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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