Case 3

A 54-year-old male presents with nausea and vomiting for 8 hours. He has had recurrent symptoms fo the past 3 months, but is currently asymptomatic in the ED. On your sonographic assessment you note that the patient did not have a positive sonographic Murphy’s.

Gallbladder

Gallbladder

Gallbladder

1. Are there gallstones present?

 
 

2. Is there wall thickening? (>3mm)

 
 

3. Is there any pericholecystic fluid present?

 
 

4. What is your sonographic interpretation of the case?