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Pitfalls in the ultrasonographic diagnosis of gallbladder diseases.
  1. E. J. Fitzgerald,
  2. A. Toi
  1. Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.


    Ultrasonography is rapidly replacing radiological techniques of gallbladder investigation. While ultrasonography is highly accurate, there are technical, anatomical and diagnostic pitfalls which will trap the unwary. This presentation highlights the pitfalls which we have encountered, reviews the literature in this area and suggests techniques whereby these pitfalls may be avoided.

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