Ultrasound of the abdomen has described intralumninal gallbladder masses or stones without acoustic shadowing which have been termed 'sludge balls'. This finding has not been previously reported via its x-ray appearance at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. This case reports this finding at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and emphasizes that it is in the spectrum between suprasaturated bile and choledocholithiasis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||The American journal of gastroenterology|
|State||Published - Mar 1987|
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