Items tagged “gallbladder”

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Strawberry gallbladder

Strawberry gallbladder refers to the surface appearance (not shape) of the mucosa of the gallbladder due to multiple small collections of triglycerides and cholesterol esters within the lamina propria of the gallbladder wall (gallbladder wall cholesterolosis).  Strawberry gallbladder represents...
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Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder is a hyperplastic cholecystosis of the gallbladder wall. It is a relatively common and benign cause of diffuse or focal gallbladder wall thickening, most easily seen on ultrasound and MRI.  Epidemiology Adenomyomatosis is relatively common, found in ~9% of al...
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Gallbladder polyp

Gallbladder polyps are commonly occurring elevated lesions on the mucosal surface of the gallbladder. The vast majority are benign. They are best characterized on ultrasound as a non-shadowing endophytic growth into the gallbladder lumen.  Epidemiology Gallbladder polyps are relatively freque...
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Gallbladder carcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Laughlin Dawes
Published 18 Nov 2009
72% complete
Ultrasound
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Gallbladder adenomyomatosis - diffuse

 Diagnosis probable
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Dec 2009
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Gallbladder adenomyomatosis - fundal

 Diagnosis probable
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Dec 2009
40% complete
CTUltrasound
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Pearl necklace sign

The pearl necklace sign occurs in adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder, on both oral cholecystograms and MRCP. It represents the contrast/fluid-filled intramural mucosal diverticula (Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses); lined up, these are reminiscent of pearls on a necklace. It is synonymous with the CT ...
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Adenomyomatsis (illustration)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Dec 2009
29% complete
Diagram
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Mirizzi syndrome

Mirizzi syndrome refers to an uncommon phenomenon that results in extrinsic compression of an extrahepatic biliary duct from one or more calculi within the cystic duct or gallbladder. It is a functional hepatic syndrome but can often present with biliary duct dilatation and can mimic other hepat...
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Choledocholithiasis

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 05 Jan 2010
73% complete
MRIUltrasound
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Gallbladder polyp

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 15 Jan 2010
60% complete
Ultrasound
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Cholecystolithiasis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ruslan Asadov
Published 28 Jan 2010
62% complete
CT
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Pulmonary hamartoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Feb 2010
68% complete
CTX-ray
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Gallbladder carcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 22 Feb 2010
62% complete
UltrasoundCT
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Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening (differential)

Diffuse thickening of the gallbladder wall can occur in a number of situations: cholecystitis acute cholecystitis chronic cholecystitis gallbladder empyema 7 xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis 11 acalculous cholecystitis 11 postprandial physiological state (pseudothickening) gallbladder ...
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Phrygian cap

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 29 Apr 2010
77% complete
MRI
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Benign tumors and tumor-like lesions of the gallbladder

The gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts play host to a surprisingly large number of benign tumors and tumor-like lesions which may be visible on imaging. In the gallbladder, most of them are detected incidentally, whereas in the bile ducts they are usually found in symptomatic patients (obst...
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Benign vs malignant features of gallbladder polyps

In most instances predicting benign versus malignant histology of a gallbladder polyp based purely on imaging features is not possible. However, a number of features are helpful in helping to decide the management of a gallbladder polyp.  Benign features size polyps that are less than 5 mm in...
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Cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 02 Aug 2010
78% complete
FluoroscopyMRI
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Choledocholithiasis and cholecystolithiasis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr G Balachandran
Published 13 Oct 2010
91% complete
MRI