Limy bile

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


10 days history of colicky right iliac fossa pain and hematuria.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

The gallbladder is moderately distended with multiple internal calculi outlined by homogeneous hyper-attenuating bile compatible with milk of calcium bile (limy bile). 

No evidence of nephro or uretherolithiasis. No renal tract obstruction.

Case Discussion

Limy bile (aka milk of calcium) is highly radiopaque viscous content seen within biliary system.


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Case information

rID: 68908
Published: 6th Jul 2019
Last edited: 6th Jul 2019
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