Case of the month May 2015: Acalculous cholecystitis

Acalculous cholecystitis. First examination

Clinical Info

Intensive care patient with pain and fever

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Acalculous cholecystitis. First examination

Acalculous cholecystitis. First examination. No stones are present

Acalculous cholecystitis. A day later the gallbladderwall remains thickened and there are again no stones

A puncture revealed pus and a drainage catheter was placed

Puncture
Puncture
Curl of the drainage catheter
Curl of the drainage catheter

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 78
  • Body part: Gallbladder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System