Biliary

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Indications

    • Clinical suspicion for biliary disease in a patient presenting with acute abdominal pain

Clinical Questions

      • Are there gallstones?
      • Is there evidence of cholecystitis?
      • Is there evidence of common bile duct dilatation?

Documentation

Limited Abdominal Ultrasound performed by me:
Indication:  Abdominal pain
Findings—
Gallbladder: There is no evidence of gallstones or gallbladder wall thickening. Absence of sonographic Murphy's sign.
Common Bile Duct: Normal size
Images archived in the medical record.

Recommended Reading

    • Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound Vol 1 & Vol 2
      • Chapter 30: Right Upper Quadrant

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