Distended gallbladder with an impacted stone

Case contributed by Dr Nikola Todorovic


The patient has occasional RUQ pain, discomfort and needs to avoid some food (especially eggs).

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Distended gallbladder which approximately measures 111 x 42 mm, with a stone around 16 mm impacted in her neck.

The content of the gallbladder is full of floating hyperechoic material.


Case Discussion

This patient came for the regular follow up examination of the ectatic segment of the aorta.

The patient underwent surgical removal of the gallbladder.

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Case information

rID: 56043
Published: 7th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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