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Case 9185

Uncomplicated acute calculous cholecystitis: MRI findings

Author(s)
Tonolini Massimo, MD; Ravelli Anna, MD; Bianco Roberto, MD.
Department of Radiology, "Luigi Sacco" Hospital - Milan (Italy)
 
Patient
male, 79 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Upper abdomen MRI
     

    Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the...

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;

    Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the...

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;

    Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the...

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;

    Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the...

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRCP acquisition
     

    Heavily T2-weighted images (a,b) and coronal MRCP (c) confirm pericholecystic fluid. In c perihepatic fluid ("C sign") is appreciable, the common bile duct is nondilated and without stones.

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;

    Heavily T2-weighted images (a,b) and coronal MRCP (c) confirm pericholecystic fluid. In c perihepatic fluid ("C sign") is appreciable, the common bile duct is nondilated and without stones.

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;

    Heavily T2-weighted images (a,b) and coronal MRCP (c) confirm pericholecystic fluid. In c perihepatic fluid ("C sign") is appreciable, the common bile duct is nondilated and without stones.

     
    Area of Interest: Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Imaging Technique: MR; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the neck (Fig. 1d).
 
Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the neck (Fig. 1d).
 
Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the neck (Fig. 1d).
 
Unenhanced T1- (a,b) and T2-weighted (c,d) images show overdistended gallbladder with mural thickening and stratification, pericholecystic fluid, and intraluminal sludge and stones, the largest stone impacted in the neck (Fig. 1d).
 
Heavily T2-weighted images (a,b) and coronal MRCP (c) confirm pericholecystic fluid. In c perihepatic fluid ("C sign") is appreciable, the common bile duct is nondilated and without stones.
 
Heavily T2-weighted images (a,b) and coronal MRCP (c) confirm pericholecystic fluid. In c perihepatic fluid ("C sign") is appreciable, the common bile duct is nondilated and without stones.
 
Heavily T2-weighted images (a,b) and coronal MRCP (c) confirm pericholecystic fluid. In c perihepatic fluid ("C sign") is appreciable, the common bile duct is nondilated and without stones.
 
 
 
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