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Dear doctors. Should I be alarmed of the CT scan result showed:- focal adenomyosis at the gallbladder fundus n probable hepatic cyst.
Depends on findings: Adenomyosis of the gallbladder appears to be a harmless incidental (= unexpected & not related to study reason) finding on radiologic studies, typically no symptoms. Liver cysts are common; CT scan usually can tell if harmless or not. Depending on degree of suspicion, if CT cannot tell or if cyst is large, might repeat CT in a few months, test the fluid, occasionally remove cyst, or other tests. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
There is a 1.4x2.3x 0.8cm focal hypoechoic area of mural thickening along the gallballder fundus, do I need to remove the gallbladder ?
Maybe: You may need to see a general surgeon who can assess you and review your images. Additional imaging may be needed if the findings are not clear on ultrasound, although ultrasound usually provides the best assessment of the gallbladder. There are multiple reasons for gallbladder wall thickening at the fundus including a benign process called adenomyomatosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's empty: The gallbladder largely functions as a bag that concentrates bile made in the liver. Between meals, bile flows from the liver into the bile duct, and it is "sucked" into the gallbladder where it is concentrated between 8-20 x. When you eat, various stimuli including cck release stimulate gallbladder contaction, and the concentrated bile is then emptied into the small intestine to mix with food. ...Read more