Cholelithiasis: Mercedes-Benz sign

Case contributed by Dr Behrang Amini

Axial CT through the liver demonstrating the Mercedes-Benz sign, a radial pattern of gas fissuring within gallstones. Also seen is diffuse, mild intrahepatic biliary dilatation. The common bile duct and pancreatic duct are dilated (not shown). There are no pericholecystic inflammatory changes to suggest acute cholecystitis.

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rID: 35953
Published: 7th May 2015
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
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