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Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
Volume 94, n° 9
pages 893-895 (septembre 2013)
Doi : 10.1016/j.diii.2013.02.014
Gallbladder volvulus: A rare case of acute cholecystitis

Figure 1

Figure 1 : 

Abdominal CT scan with iodinated contrast injection (portal phase) in axial sections (A,B,C) and oblique coronal reconstructions (D,E) showing a very distended gallbladder in an abnormally low horizontal position associated with an effusion around the gallbladder and defective wall uptake (head of white arrow) together with torsion of the cystic pedicle due to the volvulus (black arrow).

Figure 2

Figure 2 : 

Intra-operative images confirming the diagnosis of gangrenous cholecystitis (black arrow) complicating gallbladder volvulus (short white arrow). Note the presence of a long, wide, Gross type A mesocyst (head of white arrow) after release of the gallbladder torsion.

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