From the case: Gallstones

Modality: Ultrasound

- “ Ultrasound of two gallstones within the gallbladder.  The stones are dependently located and show posterior acoustic shadowing, allowing them to b...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Gallbladder polyp - “ Gallbladder polyps are elevated lesions on the mucosal surface of the gallbladder. The vast majority are benign, but malignant entities are possib...”
  • US abdomen (summary) - “ Ultrasound abdomen is one of the tests that is commonly used in the assessment of patients with abdominal pain. It is particularly useful for the ...”
  • Gallstones - “ Gallstones, also called cholelithiasis, are concretions that occur anywhere within the biliary system, most commonly within the gallbladder.  Ter...”
  • Gallstone disease (summary) - “ Gallstone disease represents a group of conditions that are linked to, or caused by, gallstones. These stones are formed from sludge in the gallbl...”
  • Abdominal radiology: conditions (curriculum) - “ Abdominal radiology conditions are a broad group of heterogeneous conditions that are split into: true pathology (e.g. colonic carcinoma) the un...”
  • Abdominal radiology: presentations (curriculum) - “ Abdominal radiology presentations are a relatively distinct group of presentations that precipitate assessment medical and surgical teams. ”

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