Gallbladder fossa abscess

Case contributed by Dr Brendon Friesen


Febrile. Recent cholecystectomy

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

Air fluid level right upper quadrant, adjacent to surgical clips, suspicious for collection. Expected location gallbladder fossa


5 x 5 cm abscess in the gallbladder fossa.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates an abscess in the gallbladder fossa with Klebsiella cultured.

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Case information

rID: 41444
Published: 2nd Dec 2015
Last edited: 2nd Dec 2015
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