Contracted gallbladder in hepatitis. Value of postprandial examination

Norman Loberant, Jacqueline Jerushalmi, Miriam Herskovits, Avraham Mor

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A completely contracted gallbladder is occasionally seen in patients with acute hepatitis. We have observed that postprandial examination in these patients shows the gallbladder filling with bile to a degree that permits an adequate diagnostic examination. This simple procedure may prevent having to recall the patient for follow-up examination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-47
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Imaging
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Gallbladder
  • Hepatitis


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