Cholecystitis: Diagnosis by MR imaging

Ralph Weissleder, David D. Stark, Carolyn C. Compton, Joseph F. Simeone, Joseph T. Ferrucci

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Morphologic features which allow the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis by ultrasound and CT have now been observed by MR. When present, thickening of the gallbladder wall, intramural abscess, pericholecystic fluid, and the presence of gallstones may be more specific than MR characterization of gallbladder bile.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-348
Number of pages4
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


  • Cholecystitis
  • Liver
  • Magnetic resonance imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Structural Biology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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