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Acute calculous cholecystitis

Vojta LRV - MedPix (2005)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute calculous cholecystitis

History: 77 year-old man with right upper quadrant pain and microhematuria.

Findings: Non-contrast axial CT shows enlarged gall bladder with heterogenous attenuation. Contrast CT shows multiple septations within the body of the gall bladder. Right upper quadrant ultrasound shows thickened gall bladder wall with a shadowing stone.

Ddx: For CT findings: Acute calculous cholecystitis Acute acalculous cholecystitis Chronic cholecystitis (cholesteroloses) Gall bladder carcinoma

Dxhow: Ultrasound

Exam: Physical exam and labs were normal.showed right sided abdominal pain. CBC was normal. Urinalysis showed microhematuria.

No MeSH data available.


Axial CT with contrast shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and enhancing gallbladder wall.
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Acute calculous cholecystitis

Vojta LRV - MedPix (2005)

Axial CT with contrast shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and enhancing gallbladder wall.
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MPX2131_synpic27160: Axial CT with contrast shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and enhancing gallbladder wall.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute calculous cholecystitis

History: 77 year-old man with right upper quadrant pain and microhematuria.

Findings: Non-contrast axial CT shows enlarged gall bladder with heterogenous attenuation. Contrast CT shows multiple septations within the body of the gall bladder. Right upper quadrant ultrasound shows thickened gall bladder wall with a shadowing stone.

Ddx: For CT findings: Acute calculous cholecystitis Acute acalculous cholecystitis Chronic cholecystitis (cholesteroloses) Gall bladder carcinoma

Dxhow: Ultrasound

Exam: Physical exam and labs were normal.showed right sided abdominal pain. CBC was normal. Urinalysis showed microhematuria.

No MeSH data available.