Gallbladder volvulus in a child with mild clinical presentation

  title={Gallbladder volvulus in a child with mild clinical presentation},
  author={Seiichiro Inoue and Akio Odaka and Daijo Hashimoto and Masanori Tamura and Hisato Osada},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Gallbladder volvulus in children is rare. Pre-operative diagnosis is considered difficult because of the nonspecific symptoms and inflammatory blood analysis findings. Sometimes diagnosis is confirmed at laparotomy. Many reports mention that the chief complaints of this disease are sudden and severe abdominal pain. We report a case of gallbladder volvulus in a boy with mild clinical symptoms and laboratory data of nonspecific inflammation. A reconstructed coronal CT abdominal view showed… CONTINUE READING

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