Multiple gallstones

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Generalised abdominal pain and distension

X-ray

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CT

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Case Discussion

Multiple small calcified gallstones on the plain film as confirmed on a previous CT. These small gallstones are also know as biliary microlithiasis and have a higher risk for migration to the extrahepatic bile ducts and cause pancreatitis. 

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Case information

rID: 13632
Case created: 30th Apr 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
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