Gallbladder empyema

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Case Discussion

Gallbladder empyema in a patient with recurrent presentations with right upper abdominal pain with numerous ultrasound scans showing sludge and no stones. 

On this occasion, she presented with swinging pyrexia. The tense gallbladder was drained percutaneously. 

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Case information

rID: 8830
Published: 2nd Mar 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
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