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Porcelain Gallbladder
Maria A. Manning, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Porcelain gallbladder (PGB)
              • Synonyms

                • Gallbladder wall calcification
                • Hyalinizing cholecystitis
              • Definitions

                • Intramural calcification of gallbladder (GB) wall 
                • Uncommon manifestation of chronic cholecystitis

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Radiographic Findings

                    • CT Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Lamps LW: Gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts. In Goldblum JR et al: Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology. 11th ed. Elsevier. 854, 2017
                                        2. Patel NJ et al: Porcelain gallbladder. Abdom Radiol (NY). 42(1):322-3, 2017
                                        3. Schnelldorfer T: Porcelain gallbladder: a benign process or concern for malignancy? J Gastrointest Surg. 17(6):1161-8, 2013
                                        4. Sebastian S et al: Managing incidental findings on abdominal and pelvic CT and MRI, part 4: white paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on gallbladder and biliary findings. J Am Coll Radiol. 10(12):953-6, 2013
                                        5. O'Connor OJ et al: Imaging of cholecystitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 196(4):W367-74, 2011
                                        6. Lack EE: Pathology of the Pancreas, Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Biliary Tract, and Ampullary Region. Oxford University Press, 2003
                                        7. Towfigh S et al: Porcelain gallbladder is not associated with gallbladder carcinoma. Am Surg. 67(1):7-10, 2001
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Abbreviations

                                                      • Porcelain gallbladder (PGB)
                                                    • Synonyms

                                                      • Gallbladder wall calcification
                                                      • Hyalinizing cholecystitis
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Intramural calcification of gallbladder (GB) wall 
                                                      • Uncommon manifestation of chronic cholecystitis

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                        • Radiographic Findings

                                                          • CT Findings

                                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                          • Consider

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Lamps LW: Gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts. In Goldblum JR et al: Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology. 11th ed. Elsevier. 854, 2017
                                                                              2. Patel NJ et al: Porcelain gallbladder. Abdom Radiol (NY). 42(1):322-3, 2017
                                                                              3. Schnelldorfer T: Porcelain gallbladder: a benign process or concern for malignancy? J Gastrointest Surg. 17(6):1161-8, 2013
                                                                              4. Sebastian S et al: Managing incidental findings on abdominal and pelvic CT and MRI, part 4: white paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on gallbladder and biliary findings. J Am Coll Radiol. 10(12):953-6, 2013
                                                                              5. O'Connor OJ et al: Imaging of cholecystitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 196(4):W367-74, 2011
                                                                              6. Lack EE: Pathology of the Pancreas, Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Biliary Tract, and Ampullary Region. Oxford University Press, 2003
                                                                              7. Towfigh S et al: Porcelain gallbladder is not associated with gallbladder carcinoma. Am Surg. 67(1):7-10, 2001