Gallstones

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Left flank pain. Renal stone?

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Multiple laminated gallstones in the right upper quadrant.

No other abnormality.

Case Discussion

Only a small percentage of gallstones (compared to renal stones) are visible on plain film.

This incidental findings shows a collection of laminated gallstones, the configuration of them together very much like the morphology of the gallbladder.

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Case information

rID: 51778
Case created: 7th Mar 2017
Last edited: 7th Mar 2017
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