CT of gallbladder cancer and its mimics: A pattern-based approach

Swati D. Deshmukh, Pamela T. Johnson*, Sheila Sheth, Ralph Hruban, Elliot K. Fishman

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Abstract

On computed tomography (CT), gallbladder pathology may be detected incidentally or as the etiology of symptoms that prompted imaging. Accurate pathologic diagnosis can be challenging, however, due to overlapping appearances of malignant and benign gallbladder disease. This pictorial essay takes a pattern-based approach to CT of the gallbladder, to help the radiologist formulate the proper differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)527-536
Number of pages10
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2013

Keywords

  • Computed tomography
  • Gallbladder
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Medicine(all)

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