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Done with ultrasound. Report shows contracted gall bladder and echogenic calculi seen in its lumen. Explain

hi sir please conclude from the ultrasound report:- tell me in a very common language...
Lever- mildly coarsened echopattern & a span of 9.8 cms in the Rt MCL . No focal or mass lesion seen. Portal vein is 1.21 cms, no collaterals seen. biliary channels are normal.
Gall Bladder:- contracted & shows wall odema. Echogenic calculi are seen in its lumen.
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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Hello and welcome to HCM,

The ultrasound report of your right upper abdomen reveals a normal structured liver. There is no mass lesion in the liver.
The portal vein (vein that carries blood to the liver) and biliary channels (channels that drain bile from liver to the gall bladder) are within normal limits.

The only abnormality being presence of multiple stones in the gall bladder.
This condition is called cholelithiasis.
The treatment for cholelithiasis is cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder surgically).

Thanks and take care.
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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