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419 Possible Causes for Gallbladder Enlargement, Onset in First Weeks or Months of Life

  • Cholestasis

    gallbladder (felt during the physical examination or detected by imaging studies).[merckmanuals.com] Clinical description The first cholestatic episode can occur at any age but onset within the first two decades of life is most common.[orpha.net] […] spleen and gallbladder and bone loss.[livestrong.com]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Intraoperatively, the gallbladder was found to be greatly enlarged, gangrenous and greatly distended with 360 clockwise torsion around its mesentery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On rare occasions, an enlarged gallbladder may be felt when pressing the abdomen.[symptoma.com] Chronic gallbladder inflammation increases the risk of gallbladder carcinoma, which can present with jaundice and an enlarged, painless gallbladder ( Courvoisier sign ).[amboss.com]

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  • Choledocholithiasis

    Chronic gallbladder inflammation increases the risk of gallbladder carcinoma, which can present with jaundice and an enlarged, painless gallbladder ( Courvoisier sign ).[amboss.com] The role of higher levels of cholecystokinin in obese children as a major humoral stimulus for postprandial gallbladder emptying seems to be essential in this matter [ 16[journals.plos.org] Complications of cholecystitis include gallbladder gangrene and rupture, empyema, gallstone ileus, emphysematous cholecystitis, and abscess formation.[amboss.com]

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  • Ampulla of Vater Obstruction Syndrome

    Abdominal CT scan confirmed an enlarged gallbladder with wall edema and an impacted gallstone (about 10 mm in diameter) in the cystic duct.[oatext.com] Enlargement of the gallbladder and bile ducts (resulting from obstruction) also can be detected by this method.[britannica.com] Cholecystitis causes painful enlargement of the gallbladder and is responsible for 10-25% of all gallbladder surgery.[encyclopedia.com]

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  • Acute Cholecystitis

    , distended gallbladder Congested vessels ("angry red color"), serosal and mucosal exudate, thickened wall with edema and hemorrhage Ulcers with blood clot, pus and bile Gross[pathologyoutlines.com] Other ultrasonographic findings may include gallbladder enlargement, gallbladder stones, debris echo and gas imaging (Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1 US images of acute cholecystitis.[link.springer.com] […] inflammation Cocaine related: Young, otherwise healthy patients Vascular thrombi present Other parts of GI tract also affected Med Clin (Barc) 1985;85:82 Gross description Enlarged[pathologyoutlines.com]

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  • Gallbladder Empyema

    gallbladder in a 5 year old with fever and right upper quadrant pain.[clinicalgate.com] External compressions of the gallbladder neck or cystic duct by swollen lymph nodes, or tumors and enlarged organs around the gallbladder.[healthhype.com] , distended gallbladder Congested vessels ("angry red color"), serosal and mucosal exudate, thickened wall with edema and hemorrhage Ulcers with blood clot, pus and bile Gross[pathologyoutlines.com]

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  • Pericholecystic Abscess

    However, on contrast-enhanced CT, the size and appearance of the pancreas were normal while the gallbladder was abnormally enlarged with a wall defect indicating perforation[link.springer.com] […] wall ( 5 mm) Pericholecystic fluid/abscess or tenderness of gallbladder ("ultrasonographic Murphy's sign") Gallbladder stones, gallbladder swelling/enlargement, debri echo[fprmed.com] Note the fat stranding around the enlarged gallbladder.[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    : painless jaundice and enlarged gallbladder Trousseau’s syndrome : migratory thrombophlebitis new onset diabetes mellitus lipase hypersecretion syndrome (10-15%) 9 polyarthralgia[radiopaedia.org] enlargement blood clots, deep venous thrombosis ( DVT ), or pulmonary embolism fatty tissue abnormalities diabetes swelling of lymph nodes diarrhea steatorrhea, or fatty[medicalnewstoday.com] […] ataxia-telangiectasia Peutz-Jeghers syndrome Perhaps surprisingly there is only a weak if at all present association with heavy alcohol consumption 1. pain (most common) Courvoisier’s gallbladder[radiopaedia.org]

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  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Note the presence of liver or spleen enlargement. Dullness on percussion may indicate the presence of ascites or gallbladder enlargement.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Gallbladder or liver enlargement If the cancer blocks the bile duct, bile can build up in the gallbladder, making it larger.[cancer.org] Blockage of the bile duct may also cause the gallbladder to become enlarged. The causes of pancreatic cancer vary and in many cases remain unknown.[britannica.com]

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  • Gallbladder Carcinoma

    The macroscopic findings showed a necrotic enlarged gallbladder with a thick wall and a gallstone, but no intraluminal nodular lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal ultrasound scan showed an enlarged gallbladder with a thickened wall and intraluminal echogenic mass, surrounding lymphadenopathy and intrahepatic metastasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination reveals an enlarged gallbladder in about half of the cases. Ultrasound or radiographic tests may aid in making a diagnosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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