Mercedes Benz sign - on CT

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Incidental finding on abdominal CT

Patient Data

Age: 65 years old
Gender: Male
CT

Small star-shaped pattern in the cholelithiasis permits a vacuo phenomenon of nitrogen gas. Gall bladder diameter and wall thickness are normal . No evidence of fat stranding around the gall bladder.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with  Mercedes Benz sign which is describes the appearance of the triradiate collection of nitrogen gas in the gall bladder stones.

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Case information

rID: 21138
Case created: 6th Jan 2013
Last edited: 13th Sep 2016
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