Case of the month September 2015: Thickened gallbladder wall

Infectious mononucleosis with a thickened gallbladder wall

Clinical information

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

The enlarged spleen has a small peripheral infarction

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

Details

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

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System