EURORAD ESR

Case 14933

Acute acalculous cholecystitis due to salmonella enterocolitis.

Author(s)
Barón Ródiz P, Poyo Calvo C, De Luis Yanes J, Pérez De Los Ríos A

Department of Radiology,
Hospital Universitario Severo Ochoa,
Madrid, Spain
Email:pao_baron@hotmail.com
 
Patient
female, 61 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Gallbladder US
     

    (a) Longitudinal US B-mode image shows a distended gallbladder without stones (*), markedly thick wall with sonolucent intramural layers (oedema) (thin arrow) and a little fluid collection (thick arrow); compatible...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Emergency; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection; Inflammation;

    (b) Transverse US B-mode image shows a distended gallbladder without stones (*), markedly thick wall with sonolucent intramural layers (oedema) (thin arrow) and a little fluid collection (thick arrow); compatible with...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Emergency; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Intestinal US
     

    (a) Longitudinal US B-mode image shows marked mucosal thickening of the ascending colon (thin arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection; Inflammation;

    (b) Transverse Oblique US B-mode image shows marked mucosal thickening affecting the terminal ileum (thick arrow) and ascending colon (thin arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Colon; Gastrointestinal tract; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Gallbladder US post-treatment

    (a) Longitudinal US B-mode image demonstrates a normal gallbladder (*).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Emergency; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection; Inflammation;
     
     
(a) Longitudinal US B-mode image shows a distended gallbladder without stones (*), markedly thick wall with sonolucent intramural layers (oedema) (thin arrow) and a little fluid collection (thick arrow); compatible with acute acalculous cholecystitis.
 
(b) Transverse US B-mode image shows a distended gallbladder without stones (*), markedly thick wall with sonolucent intramural layers (oedema) (thin arrow) and a little fluid collection (thick arrow); compatible with acute acalculous cholecystitis.
 
(a) Longitudinal US B-mode image shows marked mucosal thickening of the ascending colon (thin arrow).
 
(b) Transverse Oblique US B-mode image shows marked mucosal thickening affecting the terminal ileum (thick arrow) and ascending colon (thin arrow).
 
(a) Longitudinal US B-mode image demonstrates a normal gallbladder (*).
 
 
 
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