Pitfalls and differential diagnosis in biliary sonography.

  title={Pitfalls and differential diagnosis in biliary sonography.},
  author={Stanton J. Rosenthal and Glendon G. Cox and L. H. Wetzel and Solomon Batnitzky},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={10 2},
Ultrasonography has a primary role in the imaging of biliary disease. Most cases are straightforward, but the authors emphasize unusual manifestations, uncommon diseases, and artifacts that may present diagnostic challenges. Issues in differential diagnosis are discussed for the following findings: internal gallbladder echoes (calculi vs tumefactive sludge, air, hematobilia, parasitic infestation, cholecystosis, neoplasia, and artifacts), gallbladder wall thickening (acute cholecystitis vs… CONTINUE READING


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