Gallbladder polyp

Case contributed by Dr Kathleen Ramirez-Tucas

Presentation

Incidental finding on CT. Originally the study was targeted to vascular disease (endovascular aortic aneurysm repair infection).

Patient Data

Age: 74 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

2 cm well defined rounded image located in the fundus portion of the gallbladder, in the venous phase there is a partial enhancement at the periphery.

Partial pancreatectomy.

Abdominal

Modality: Ultrasound

Abdominal US reveals a 2 cm mass located in the fundus, homogeneous, well demarcated, non mobile and avascular, suggestive of a polyp.

Biliary

Modality: MRI

Axial and sagital projection in T2 reveals a well marginated lesion inside the gallbladder, of villus moirphology, approximately 18x17 mm in size,

No evidence of wall thickening or stones in the gallbladder.

Partial pancreatectomy changes.

No other findings.

Case Discussion

Cholecystectomy was performed. The histopathology study revealed an adenomyomatosis with low grade dysplasia without evidence of malignancy.

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Case Information

rID: 39198
Case created: 25th Aug 2015
Last edited: 16th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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