Items tagged “gallbladder”

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Gallbladder volvulus

Gallbladder volvulus is a relatively rare condition in which there is a rotation of the gallbladder around the axis of the cystic duct and artery. Clinical presentation Symptoms are non-specific, however right upper quadrant pain and vomiting are similar to biliary colic. Laboratory evaluation...
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Cholelithiasis - acoustic shadowing

 Diagnosis certain
Andrew Dixon
Published 05 Feb 2014
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Gallbladder triplication

Gallbladder triplication is an extremely rare anomaly. There are three types of gallbladder triplication are described according to the number of cystic duct and their insertion: Three gallbladders and three cystic ducts which unite to form a common cystic duct before joining the common bile du...
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Gallbladder agenesis

Agenesis of the gallbladder describes the rare congenital absence of the gallbladder. Epidemiology overall incidence is estimated <0.1% (range 0.04-0.1%) gender:  reported 3:1 female predominance of symptomatic cases equivalent gender distribution in autopsy cases Associations Gallbladder...
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Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis

 Diagnosis certain
Gaurav Som Prakash Gupta
Published 26 Nov 2014
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UltrasoundCT
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Normal post-cholecystectomy T-tube cholangiogram

 Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 Nov 2014
97% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Perforated cholecystitis

 Diagnosis certain
Paul Simkin
Published 17 Dec 2014
83% complete
FluoroscopyCT
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Focal gallbladder wall thickening (differential)

Focal gallbladder wall thickening is an imaging finding that includes both benign and malignant etiologies. cholecystoses cholesterolosis adenomyomatosis masses gallbladder polyps gallbladder carcinoma: look for infiltration into adjacent organs, metastases, lymphadenopathy, bile duct dil...
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Bile duct dilatation

Bile duct dilatation refers to the dilatation of intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts. Clinical presentation Variable, depending on the underlying cause, but usually: right upper quadrant pain jaundice Radiographic features Ultrasound Harmonic imaging is useful when assessing the bilia...
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Cholecystoduodenal fistula

 Diagnosis almost certain
Roberto Rafael Ovalle
Published 28 Mar 2015
80% complete
CT
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Hyperattenuating gallbladder (differential)

A hyperattenuating gallbladder may occur from a number of different etiologies: sludge in the gallbladder vicarious excretion of intravenous contrast (iodinated contrast or gadolinium contrast) hyperconcentrated bile noncalcified gallstones medications I.e ceftriaxone associated gallbladder...
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Gallbladder hydrops

Gallbladder hydrops or mucocele 5 refers to marked dilatation of the gallbladder due to chronic obstruction of the cystic duct resulting in accumulation of sterile non-pigmented mucin. Clinical presentation Abdominal pain with palpable gallbladder without any signs of infection. In an asymptom...
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Gallbladder inflammatory polyps

Gallbladder inflammatory polyps are a benign subtype of gallbladder polyps, representing ~10% of all polyps. They appear as a result of chronic inflammation (chronic cholecystitis).  For further details, please refer to the parental article on gallbladder polyps.  Pathology Gallbladder inflam...
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Gallbladder polyp

 Diagnosis certain
Kathleen Ramirez-Tucas
Published 25 Aug 2015
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MRIUltrasoundCT
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Perforated gallbladder

 Diagnosis certain
Aliakbar Sahraei
Published 30 Oct 2015
98% complete
CT
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Multiseptated gallbladder

 Diagnosis almost certain
Bruno Alves Vento
Published 21 Jan 2016
79% complete
Ultrasound
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Cholescintigraphy

Cholescintigraphy is the use of radiotracers to assess the anatomy and function of the biliary system (and the liver indirectly). Currently, this is most commonly performed with Tc-99m-IDA analogs, and "hepatic "IDA" imaging gave rise to the more common term "HIDA scan." Indications Cholescint...
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Gallbladder duplication

 Diagnosis not applicable
Giovanni Caruana
Published 10 Nov 2016
62% complete
CT
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Gallbladder perforation

 Diagnosis probable
Bruno Di Muzio
Published 09 Dec 2016
66% complete
Ultrasound
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Gallbladder adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Domenico Nicoletti
Published 01 Feb 2019
89% complete
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