Items tagged “gallstones”

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Mirizzi syndrome

The Mirizzi syndrome refers to an uncommon phenomenon which 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 ...
Case

Cholecystolithiasis

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

Mixed density gallstones in hepatic steatosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 22 Sep 2011
65% complete
CT
Case

Vertebral body fracture (burst / compression fracture)

LAT
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino
Published 04 Nov 2012
80% complete
X-rayCT
Article

Gallstones

Gallstones, also called cholelithiasis, are concretions that may occur anywhere within the biliary system, most commonly within the gallbladder.  Terminology Gallstones (cholelithiasis) describes stone formation at any point along the biliary tree. Specific names can be given to gallstones dep...
Case

WES sign

 Diagnosis certain
Dr James Shin
Published 20 Feb 2013
72% complete
Ultrasound
Article

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...
Case

Common bile duct and cystic duct calculi

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ian Bickle
Published 07 Nov 2013
95% complete
FluoroscopyMRI
Article

Rolling stone sign

The rolling stone sign refers to the presence of gallstones within the gallbladder that are mobile when the patient moves. Small gallstones can sometimes be difficult to diagnose due to the absence of posterior shadow artefact but the presence of a rolling stone sign increases the confidence of...
Case

Cholelithiasis - acoustic shadowing

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 05 Feb 2014
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Mirizzi syndrome

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 27 May 2015
92% complete
CT
Case

Gallstones (MRCP)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen
Published 02 Sep 2016
76% complete
MRI
Case

Gallstone-in-gallstone

 Diagnosis certain
Chiang Lan
Published 26 Jul 2017
95% complete
CT

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