January 2012

Double gallbladder?

Clinical Info

Routine examination in a patient with intermittent pain in the right upper abdomen

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Double gallbladder?

Transverse image of the right upper abdomen showing two cystic structures next to eachother
Transverse image of the right upper abdomen showing two cystic structures next to eachother
Another transverse image of the two cystic structures
Another transverse image of the two cystic structures
Videoclip of the two cystic structures
Longitudinal image of one of the two cystic structures
Longitudinal image of one of the two cystic structures
Longitudinal image of the second cystic structure
Longitudinal image of the second cystic structure
Longitudinal video of both cystic structures
The structures show no flow and can not be caused by a dilatated vessel
The structures show no flow and can not be caused by a dilatated vessel
One of the cystic structures is in continuity with the intrahepatic bile ducts
One of the cystic structures is in continuity with the intrahepatic bile ducts
This cystic structure also shows continuity with the distal common cile duct
This cystic structure also shows continuity with the distal common cile duct
Detail of the continuity with the distal common bile duct
Detail of the continuity with the distal common bile duct
Videiclip of the cystic sructure with continuity of the bile ducts
The pancreas is normal
The pancreas is normal
Videoclip of the cystic mass and the pancreas
MRCP of the same patient
MRCP of the same patient

Conclusion

This patient did not have a double gallbladder, but one gallbladder and a localized cystic dilatation of the common bile duct (Choledochocele)


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 16

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System