Gallbladder sludge

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

RUQ mass - painless ?enlarged liver.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Distended gall bladder containing echogenic, gravity dependent, mobile, biliary sludge with calculi. No specific features of cholecystitis ie no wall thickening or surrounding edema (nor pain on ultrasound probing of the fundus).

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Case information

rID: 19516
Published: 18th Sep 2012
Last edited: 13th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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