Gall bladder diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Focal hepatic lesion identified on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Large well defined hypodense lesion seen in segment VI showing peripheral puddles of arterial enhancement with centripetal filling and nearly homogenizing with liver parenchyma in delayed scan. 

Focal outpouching seen arising from the medial wall of gall bladder. No gall stones or features of bile stasis.

Annotated image

Gall bladder outpouching

Case Discussion

Patient came for evaluation of focal liver lesion which showed imaging features typical of a hemangioma

The focal outpouching arising from the gall bladder was an incidental findings. This is a fine example to demonstrate primary cholecystic diverticuli that occur even in the absence of cholestasis. 

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Case information

rID: 57141
Published: 9th Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre