Acute Cholecystitis



Acute Cholecystitis


Parth C. Patel

Ellie R. Lee



CLINICAL HISTORY

40-year-old female who presents with acute right upper quadrant abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.






FIGURE 99A






FIGURE 99B


FINDINGS

Figure 99A: Longitudinal ultrasound image of the gallbladder demonstrates multiple small shadowing gallstones (arrows) and thickened gallbladder wall measuring up to 1 cm (arrowhead). The sonographic Murphy’s sign was positive. Figure 99B: Longitudinal power Doppler ultrasound image of the gallbladder shows thickened, hyperemic gallbladder wall (arrows). Findings compatible with acute cholecystitis.


DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

Chronic cholecystitis, acute hepatitis, hypoproteinemia, adenomyomatosis, pancreatitis.



Jun 30, 2016 | Posted by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY | Comments Off on Acute Cholecystitis
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