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Table 2 Causes of gallbladder wall thickening

From: Common pitfalls in point-of-care ultrasound: a practical guide for emergency and critical care physicians

Generalized edematous states Inflammatory conditions Miscellaneous Neoplastic Physiological
Congestive heart failure Acute and chronic cholecystitis Adenomyomatosis Gallbladder adenocarcinoma Non-fasting patient (contracted gallbladder)
End-stage cirrhosis Cholangitis Cystic vein varices Metastases  
Renal failure Acute hepatitis Malabsorption   
Hypoalbuminemia Pancreatitis    
Pre-eclampsia Perforated duodenal ulcer