Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening - hepatitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Icterus.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening.

Case Discussion

Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening which is seen in a patient with acute B hepatitis.

A thickened gallbladder wall measures more than 3 mm, at CT frequently contains a hypodense layer of subserosal edema that mimics pericholecystic fluid 1.

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Case information

rID: 20775
Published: 11th Dec 2012
Last edited: 28th Nov 2019
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