Segmentation of the gallbladder

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Chronic right upper quadrant pain. Weight loss 8 kg / 6 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

There is a 2.5 mm thick transverse septum (almost) completely dividing the proximal third from the distal two thirds of the gallbladder. Also note the discrete signs of adenomyomatosis in the fundus region.

Case Discussion

Segmentation of the gallbladder may affect its function and become symptomatic 1.

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Case information

rID: 18215
Published: 19th Jun 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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