Items tagged “gallbladder”

98 results found
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Gallbladder polyp (MRI)

 Diagnosis probable
Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Nov 2011
30% complete
MRI
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Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

 Diagnosis probable
Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Nov 2011
42% complete
MRI
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Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis

Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the gallbladder that may be difficult to differentiate from malignancy, both on imaging and pathologically. It is characterized by the presence of multiple intramural nodules. Epidemiology Xanthogranulomatous cholec...
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Gallbladder perforation

Gallbladder perforations are a serious complication of acute cholecystitis and represent an advanced stage of the disease. They tend to occur in an elderly and/or comorbid demographic and carry higher rates of morbidity and mortality. Clinical presentation Symptoms and clinical signs are varia...
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Gallbladder sludge (MRI)

 Diagnosis certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 26 Apr 2012
74% complete
MRI
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Gallbladder wall thickening

 Diagnosis certain
Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Published 30 Apr 2012
88% complete
Ultrasound
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Segmentation of the gallbladder

 Diagnosis certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Jun 2012
86% complete
MRI
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Percutaneous cholecystostomy

 Diagnosis almost certain
Omar Bashir
Published 16 Jul 2012
72% complete
Ultrasound
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Segmental adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

 Diagnosis almost certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 23 Jul 2012
74% complete
MRI
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Gallstones

Gallstones, also called cholelithiasis, are concretions that may occur anywhere within the biliary system, most commonly within the gallbladder.  Terminology Gallstones (cholelithiasis) describe stone formation at any point along the biliary tree. Specific names can be given to gallstones depe...
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Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening - hepatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Mohammadtaghi Niknejad
Published 11 Dec 2012
65% complete
CT
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Porcelain gallbladder

 Diagnosis almost certain
Mohammadtaghi Niknejad
Published 26 Dec 2012
59% complete
CT
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WES sign

 Diagnosis certain
James Shin
Published 20 Feb 2013
72% complete
Ultrasound
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Wall-echo-shadow sign (ultrasound)

The wall-echo-shadow sign (also known as WES sign) is an ultrasonographic finding within the gallbladder fossa referring to the appearance of a "wall-echo-shadow": a curvilinear hyperechogenic line representing the gallbladder wall a thin hypoechoic space representing a small amount of bile a...
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Gallbladder carcinoma

 Diagnosis probable
David Puyó
Published 25 Mar 2013
65% complete
CT
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Sonographic Murphy sign

Sonographic Murphy sign is defined as maximal abdominal tenderness from pressure of the ultrasound probe over the visualized gallbladder 1,2. It is a sign of local inflammation around the gallbladder along with right upper quadrant pain, tenderness, and/or a mass 2. It is one of the most import...
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Cholelithiasis

David Cuete
Published 27 Jun 2013
42% complete
CT
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Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder (histology)

 Diagnosis certain
Andrew Ryan
Published 03 Sep 2013
88% complete
Pathology
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5-F risk factors for cholelithiasis (mnemonic)

The 5-F rule refers to risk factors for the development of cholelithiasis in the event of upper abdominal pain: fair: more prevalent in the Caucasian population 1 fat: BMI >30 kg/m2 and hyperlipidemia 3,4 female fertile: one or more children forty: age ≥40 years cholelithiasis can occur in...
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Gangrenous cholecystitis

Gangrenous cholecystitis is the most common complication of acute cholecystitis, affecting ~15% (range 2-30%) of patients.  Epidemiology Risk factors male increasing age delayed surgery cardiovascular disease diabetes mellitus systemic inflammatory response syndrome 5 Pathology Gangren...