Case 1

54 year old female presents with nausea and vomiting for the past 48 hours. She is asymptomatic in the Emergency Department. On your assessment, you note that the patient DID NOT have a sonographic murphy’s sign.









1. Are there gallstones present?


2. Is there wall thickening (>3 mm)


3. Is pericholecystic fluid present?


4. What is your sonographic interpretation of this case?