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Transverse view of the gallbladder
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:49Chaitali Shah

Imaging from a woman with acute right upper quadrant pain is shown, illustrating a thickened gallbladder wall, cholelithiasis, hyperemia, and pericholecystic fluid, constant with acute cholecystitis.

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Sagittal image of the epigastric region
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:45Chaitali Shah

The condition of pyloric stenosis is discussed, with a presentaton of a case showing an enlarged pyloris with thickened hypoechoic mucosal layers visualized.

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Transverse Image of Right Upper Quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:40Ross Wank

Imaging is reviewed depicting the presence of gallstones within the gallbladder as well as within the ducts, leading to the diagnoses of cholelithiasis and choledocolithiasis.

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Transverse sonogram of the liver
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:35Chaitali Shah

A grey scale and doppler iterrogation of a TIPS shunt shows a full obstruction in the setting of a patient with hepatic cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and increasing abdominal girth due to ascites.

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Transverse gallbladder
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:34Brian Klimas

The presence, appearance, and significance of finding cholesterol polyps, adenomyomatosis, within the gallbladder is discussed and reviewed on multiple imaging modalities.

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Longitudinal plane through right upper quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:24Bruno Sagastegui Aguilar

The sonographic findings associated with pyloric stenosis are outlined and imaging showing a hypertrophic pyloris are provided in grey scale imaging and with color doppler.

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Long axis view of the gallbladder and common hepatic duct
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:35Taco Geertsma

The clinical presentation and imaging results are discussed for a patient whose symptoms of jaundice, intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary dilitation, and right upper quaderant pain are consistent with a diagnosis of mirizzi syndrome.

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1- Transverse scan in the right lower quadrant 2 -Sagittal scan in the right lower quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:17José Luis Volpacchio

A structure, referred to as a pseudokidney, is imaged and compared to CT imaging, showing the extent of the disease process of intestinal lymphoma.

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transverse oblique image of right upper quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:09Shweta Bhatt

Images depicting a micro gallbladder, an ideopathic condition associated with cystic fibrosis, are presented and other possible biliary complications are noted.

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Transverse image of the right iliac fossa
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:07P.K. Srivastava

Imaging from a man with right lower quaderant pain reveals a bullseye shaped structue with increased blood flow at the area of maximal tenderness, consistent with a finding of acute appendicitis.

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