Isolated traumatic rupture of the gallbladder

Posted By Paul Plantinga
Isolated traumatic rupture of the gallbladder

59 year old male struck by a train with isolated rupture of the gallbladder. Contrast enhanced CT reveals gallbladder wall thickening and focal mural disruption. Delayed images show increasing density within gallbladder due to accumulation of blood.

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  • Tony 2014-07-26 00:53:13

    Then you can't call it "Isolated traumatic rupture of the gallbladder", correct?

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  • Paul Plantinga 2014-07-24 22:48:51

    There were 2 small superficial liver lacerations near the gallbladder, in segments 4B and 5, were present. However, there were no other injuries.

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  • Roland Talanow 2014-07-23 15:12:13

    Maybe it's the windowing but it seems to me that the more cranial portions of the liver are more hypodense than the inferior portions - mild edema due to contusion?

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  • Anonymous 2014-07-22 16:22:44

    never seen a case like this - no other injuries of the parenchymal organs ???

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