Phantom gallbladders

Michelle L. Giles, James J. Gome, Harry Ross

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The sensitivity of ultrasonography for detecting gallstones is high, but mishaps can occur. The three false positive cases we describe here illustrate problems which may be encountered in interpreting ultrasound images and in communication between the clinician, patient and ultrasonographer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-72
Number of pages2
JournalThe Medical Journal of Australia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

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