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Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses are diverticula of the gallbladder wall; in this case, they are associated with wall thickening of the gallbladder, suggesting diagnosis of adenomyomatosis.
Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses represent a relevant sign that can be found on MRI for diagnosis of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.
- Yoshimitsu K, Honda H, Jimi M et-al. MR diagnosis of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder and differentiation from gallbladder carcinoma: importance of showing Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999;172 (6): 1535-40. AJR Am J Roentgenol (abstract) - Pubmed citation