Gallbladder polyps

Pitfall: Sludge mimicking an adenomatous polyp in a gallbladder with adenomyomatosis. Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization.

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Pitfall: Sludge mimicking an adenomatous polyp in a gallbladder with adenomyomatosis. Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization.

Slugde mimicking an adenomatous polyp
Slugde mimicking an adenomatous polyp
Slugde mimicking an adenomatous polyp
Slugde mimicking an adenomatous polyp
Slugde mimicking an adenomatous polyp
Slugde mimicking an adenomatous polyp
Adenomyomatosis with thickened gallbladderwall and cholesterol crystal
Adenomyomatosis with thickened gallbladderwall and cholesterol crystal

Pitfall: Sludge mimicking an adenomatous polyp in a gallbladder with adenomyomatosis. Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization.

Cholesterol crystals in the sludge ball
Cholesterol crystals in the sludge ball
Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization
Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization
Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization
Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization
No normal doppler signal
No normal doppler signal

Pitfall: Sludge mimicking an adenomatous polyp in a gallbladder with adenomyomatosis. Twinkle artefact caused by cholesterol crystals mimicking vascularization.

Cholesterol crystals in the sludge ball and gallbladder wall
Cholesterol crystals in the sludge ball and gallbladder wall
Twinkle artefacts caused by cholesterol crystals in the sludge ball and gallbladder wall
Twinkle artefacts caused by cholesterol crystals in the sludge ball and gallbladder wall

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