Pitfalls

Bowel air causing artifacts around the gallbladder mimicking an emphysematous cholecystitis. Because there was also a small amount of peritoneal fluid a CT scan was performed. No air in the gallbladder was found

Clinical Info

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Ultrasound Images & Clips

Bowel air causing artifacts around the gallbladder mimicking an emphysematous cholecystitis. Because there was also a small amount of peritoneal fluid a CT scan was performed. No air in the gallbladder was found


Details

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

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System