Common pitfall – Stones in the gall bladder – Adenomyomatosis

Images Ying Ying Lee, text Genevieve Carbonatto A 44 year old man presents with acute abdominal pain. His pain is mainly epigastric but you are concerned about the possibility of cholecystitis, cholelithiasis or choledocholithiasis. While scanning the patient in the supine position, you think you can see stones in the GB. They do not appear Read more about Common pitfall – Stones in the gall bladder – Adenomyomatosis[…]

Adenomyomatosis

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto  Comet tail artifacts seen arising from the wall of the gallbladder. These are reverberation artifacts produced because of the presence of cholesterol crystals within sinuses of the wall of the GB Comet tail artifacts visible in wall of GB. Colour Doppler: The wall of the GB  seems to light up with  christmas lights Read more about Adenomyomatosis[…]