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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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What does this abdominal ultrasound test result indicate?

Hi doc. May I know what does it mean? I JUST JAD MY ULTRASOUND A WHILE AGO. THE GALLBLADDER MEASURES 6.5 X2.0X1.9 CM. WITH CALCULI IN THE LUMEN MEASURING 0.3 TO 0.8 CM. THERE IS MILD DIFFUSE WALL THICKENING SEEN. No pericholecystic fluid seen.Impression Calculous cholecystitis Please help me understand doc. Thank you.
Wed, 4 May 2016
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Hi & Welcome.
Incomplete data like age, gender, purpose of doing ultrasound scan, any symptoms like abdominal pain, vomiting, indigestion, etc.?
The ultrasound findings are suggestive of gall stones with inflammation of the gall bladder. Left untreated, these stones may cause infection, obstructive jaundice, inflammation of pancreas, & some times cancer in long term.
Definitive treatment in this condition is surgical removal of gall bladder which is done by laproscope (minimally invasive). Recovery is fast by this procedure.
Consult an experience laparascopic surgeon for further evaluation & treatment.
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