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Case 3.15 

Case 3.15
Case 3.15

Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

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date: 23 September 2020

52-year-old woman with a recent episode of right upper quadrant pain, fever, and chills

Axial fat-suppressed SSFP images (Figure 3.15.1) and axial pre- (Figure 3.15.2) and arterial phase postgadolinium (Figure 3.15.3) 3D SPGR images demonstrate diffuse dilatation of intra- and extrahepatic biliary ducts. Note the numerous intraductal stones (bright on precontrast T1-weighted 3D SPGR images) in intrahepatic ducts. Arterial phase postcontrast images demonstrate patchy parenchymal enhancement and mild periductal enhancement, indicative of acute inflammation. A volume-rendered image from 3D FRFSE MRCP (...

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