Post cholecystectomy abscess after laparoscopic gallbladder extirpation

Abscess in the liver hilum at the end of the cystic duct stump containing two gallstones in a patient who has had a chlolecystectomy several years before

Clinical Info

Pain and fever

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Abscess in the liver hilum at the end of the cystic duct stump containing two gallstones in a patient who has had a chlolecystectomy several years before

Abscess and gallstone
Abscess and gallstone
Abscess and gallstone
Abscess and gallstone
Post cholecystectomy abscess after laparoscopic gallbladder extirpation
Post cholecystectomy abscess after laparoscopic gallbladder extirpation
Post cholecystectomy abscess after laparoscopic gallbladder extirpation
Post cholecystectomy abscess after laparoscopic gallbladder extirpation

The same patient also has a cholangitis with thickening of the walls of the bile ducts

Cholangitis
Cholangitis
Cholangitis
Cholangitis
Cholangitis
Cholangitis
Cholangitis
Cholangitis

An ERCP shows filling of the abscess through the cystic duct stump

2 stones in the cystic duct stump
2 stones in the cystic duct stump
Filling of the abscess through the cystic duct stump
Filling of the abscess through the cystic duct stump

CT scan of the abscess. A stent was placed in the common bile duct.

Abscess and stent
Abscess and stent
Abscess and 2 stones
Abscess and 2 stones
Abscess, stone and stent
Abscess, stone and stent

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 59
  • Body part: Bile ducts

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System