Normal upper abdominal ultrasound - pediatric

Case contributed by Dr Jane McEniery


Abdominal pain for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female

Normal pancreas. Normal aortic caliber. The gallbladder is thin walled and non tender with no stones or pericholecystic fluid. No biliary dilation. The liver has normal echogenicity and texture with a smooth surface contour. No focal lesion. The portal vein is patent with antegrade flow. Normal homogeneous spleen measuring 6.5cm (within normal limits for the patient's age).The kidneys are normal, with no pelvicalyceal dilation. Right kidney 7.3cm, left kidney 7.4cm (normal limits for the patient's age). Normal urinary bladder. No free fluid. 

Case Discussion

Normal upper abdominal ultrasound in a pediatric patient, for reference. 

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Case information

rID: 76877
Published: 30th Apr 2020
Last edited: 1st May 2020
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