I had this scan done for the reason as i am having very sore back pain under my ribs on the right side , my doc thought it was just muscle but none of the tablet worked , i have had this now for 6 weeks do you think i need my gallbladder out , i live in france and have seen the consultant who says to have it removed , i am not sure !
Presence of a gallstone of 10mm diameter in the gallbladder.
Vesicle also contains a few particles thick (thick bile) and 1a wall
appears slightly thickened. I1 is however no pain in passing the
The liver is homogeneous, unremarkable.
The right kidney shows a slight hypotonia pelvis but there are no stones
The left kidney is the seat of a hyperechoic mass 3cm in diameter the third
means, i1 is probably a angiomyolipoma However in view of
its size, a complement scanner appears indicated.
In e'tage pelvic morphologically normal bladder.
Prostate volume was 19cc okay.
No identifiable pelvic mass.
For the record, pancreas of normal appearance.
Gallbladder with stones pathological aspect of 10mm and a little bile
Left renal mass 3cm in diameter requiring investigations
Any structural abnormalities of the gall bladder like stones or polyps need surgical correction. The stones can chronically irritate the gall bladder wall and cause inflammation and pain. Also, this chronic irritation is a predisposing cause for gall bladder cancer. If the stone is placed in the neck of the gall bladder, it can cause retention of bile, with stasis and consequent infection. So, the best option would be to have an elective gall bladder removal.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.