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Hydrops of the Gallbladder

Palmer BMP - MedPix (2013)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hydrops of the Gallbladder

History: Pt with history of possible Crohn's disease, presented with left lower quadrant pain, diarrhea, and a 20 pound weight loss. Abdominal CT ordered to look for small bowel pathology or other abdominal pathology to explain weight loss. No LLQ pathology found on CT, but this incidental radiologic finding was seen.

Findings: Markedly enlarged gallbladder, with a 10 x 4 mm calcific stone in the cystic duct. No evidence of gallbladder wall thickening or pericholic fluid. No intrahepatic duct dilatation, and common bile duct is normal size.

Ddx: Hydrops of the Gallbladder

Dxhow: Pathognomonic radiological finding

Exam: Left lower quadrant tenderness to palpation

No MeSH data available.


Oblique/Sagittal reconstruction of the CT scan showing the enlarged gallbladder and occlusive gallstone in same plane.
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MPX1999_synpic28893: Oblique/Sagittal reconstruction of the CT scan showing the enlarged gallbladder and occlusive gallstone in same plane.


Hydrops of the Gallbladder

Palmer BMP - MedPix (2013)

Oblique/Sagittal reconstruction of the CT scan showing the enlarged gallbladder and occlusive gallstone in same plane.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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MPX1999_synpic28893: Oblique/Sagittal reconstruction of the CT scan showing the enlarged gallbladder and occlusive gallstone in same plane.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hydrops of the Gallbladder

History: Pt with history of possible Crohn's disease, presented with left lower quadrant pain, diarrhea, and a 20 pound weight loss. Abdominal CT ordered to look for small bowel pathology or other abdominal pathology to explain weight loss. No LLQ pathology found on CT, but this incidental radiologic finding was seen.

Findings: Markedly enlarged gallbladder, with a 10 x 4 mm calcific stone in the cystic duct. No evidence of gallbladder wall thickening or pericholic fluid. No intrahepatic duct dilatation, and common bile duct is normal size.

Ddx: Hydrops of the Gallbladder

Dxhow: Pathognomonic radiological finding

Exam: Left lower quadrant tenderness to palpation

No MeSH data available.