Biliary Lithiasis and Cholecystitis

  • Francis S. Weill

Abstract

Gallstones have two very different ultrasonographic appearance: in some cases the number of stones is so large that the entire gallbladder is filled with calculi, whereas in others there may be a single or a few calculi free within the bile-filled viscus. I shall begin by examining the second case which is more frequent. There are two types of ultrasonographic signs of calculi that fill the gallbladder incompletely: direct and indirect.

Keywords

Hepatitis Sludge Mold Gall Perforation 

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  • Francis S. Weill
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  1. 1.Chaire de RadiodiagnosticRadiologie A Hôpital Jean MinjozBesançonFrance

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