Owen CC, Bilhartz LE Gallbladder polyps, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis
, and acute acalculous cholecystitis.
Abnormal pancreaticobiliary junction can also be found in association with various pancreaticobiliary diseases, including choledochal cyst, gallbladder adenomyomatosis
, pancreatitis, and pancreas divisum (5).
Based upon the CT appearance, the differential diagnosis of adenomyomatosis versus less likely gallbladder carcinoma or chronic cholecystitis was given.
Gallbladder adenomyomatosis is a benign disorder, which occurs more commonly in women and has a mean age of 53 years.
Histologic analysis of adenomyomatosis is characterized by epithelial invaginations and smooth muscle proliferation.
Adenomyomatosis is a common disease that has been shown to occur in approximately 5% of cholecystectomy specimens.
Mucinous adenocarcinoma originating in localized type adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.
Well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder with intratumoral cystic components due to abundant mucin production: a mimicker of adenomyomatosis.
Adenomyomatosis represents the presence of intramural diverticula of the gallbladder mucosa, the Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses, within a thickened, hypertrophied mucosa and muscularis propria of the gallbladder wall.
Adenomyomatosis can also be demonstrated on postcontrast CT images.
The pearl necklace sign: An imaging sign of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder at mr cholangiopancreatography.
Computed tomographic finding in adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.