MRCP findings of gallbladder perforation and pericholecystic abscess

Musturay Karcaaltincaba, Mark D. Hohenwalter, Scott J. Erickson, Andrew J. Taylor

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We report a case of gallbladder perforation with contained pericholecystic abscess, diagnosed by MRCP. MRCP demonstrated direct communication between the gallbladder lumen and a pericholecystic abscess, with associated cholelithiasis. MRCP can be helpful in diagnosis of clinically silent gallbladder perforation in patients with right upper quadrant pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalCMIGExtra: Cases
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 2004


  • Gallbladder perforation
  • MRCP
  • Pericholecystic abscess


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