Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses

Case contributed by Dr Dario Giambelluca


Right upper quadrant pain in a patient with elevation of cholestasis markers.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses are diverticula of the gallbladder wall; in this case, they are associated with wall thickening of the gallbladder, suggesting diagnosis of adenomyomatosis.

Case Discussion

Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses represent a relevant sign that can be found on MRI for diagnosis of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.

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Case information

rID: 48757
Published: 25th Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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