Case of the month September 2015: Thickened gallbladder wall

Infectious mononucleosis with a thickened gallbladder wall

Clinical Info

Fatigue and lack of energy and moderate fever

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Infectious mononucleosis with a thickened gallbladder wall

Infectious mononucleosis with enlarged lymph nodes and splenomegaly

Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Enlarged lymph nodes
Splenomegaly
Splenomegaly
Splenomegaly
Splenomegaly

The enlarged spleen has a small peripheral infarction

Small peripheral infarction
Small peripheral infarction
Small peripheral infarction
Small peripheral infarction
Small peripheral infarction
Small peripheral infarction
The spleen measures 15,5 cm
The spleen measures 15,5 cm

There is also some ascites

A few months later the gallbladder has returned to normal and the lymph nodes have decreased in size

The ascites has gone and the spleen is much smaller

12,3 cm
12,3 cm

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 16
  • Body part: Gallbladder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System