Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Lichtenstein refers to this striated thickened GB wall due to cardiac failure as the “cardiac GB”. Wall thickness 1.06 cm Note ascites below which makes the wall of the gallbladder clearly visible when surrounded by fluid. On the other hand the striations are not visible in the wall of the gallbladder in Read more about “Cardiac” GB[…]
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Patient with active hepatitis C. Transverse view through GB. Thickened striated GB wall. Not cholecystitis Longitudinal view: thickened striated GB wall
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Thickened GB wall 0.76cm, stone in neck of GB, ascites. Thickening of GB wall not due to cholecystitis but probably due to pulmonary hypertension and liver failure. Differential diagnosis of GB wall thickening is cholecystitis but appearance of GB unchanged over months.
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto . Longitudinal view. GB wall is thickened. This is why the biliary exam should be done when the patient is fasted. Not only does the GB contract post prandially but the wall also becomes thickened. Note: Duodenum below GB Transverse view. Note small contracted GB with thickened wall
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Transverse view of the gallbladder. Patient fasted. Note: thickened GB wall. Patient has chronic pancreatitis. Investigations for cholecystitis negative. Longitudinal view
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Transverse view: thickened oedematous GB wall Longitudinal view: thickened oedematous GB wall. Note small amount of ascites between the liver and the GB wall B lines of pulmonary oedema Apical 4 Chamber view of the heart: poor LV contraction