Unusual cases

Patient with a cholecystitis and a stone in the cystic duct that was not removed during a difficult cholecystectomy and finally passed to the common bile duct a few months later

Clinical Info

Obese patient with pain in the right upper abdomen

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Patient with a cholecystitis and a stone in the cystic duct that was not removed during a difficult cholecystectomy and finally passed to the common bile duct a few months later

Stone in the cystic duct
Stone in the cystic duct
Stone in the cystic duct
Stone in the cystic duct
Stone in the cystic duct
Stone in the cystic duct
Normal common bile duct
Normal common bile duct

After operation the distal cystic duct containing the stone remained. No dilatated bile ducts were found.

Distal cystic duct containing the stone
Distal cystic duct containing the stone
Distal cystic duct containing the stone
Distal cystic duct containing the stone
Normal common bile duct
Normal common bile duct
Normal common bile duct
Normal common bile duct

A few months later the patient developed jaundice because the stone had migrated to the common bile duct and caused biliary obstruction

Dilatated bile duct
Dilatated bile duct
Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
Stone in the dilatated common bile duct
Stone in the dilatated common bile duct

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 48
  • Body part: Gallbladder

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System