Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1987 Aug;117(33):1217-20
Ospedale della Beata Vergine, Mendrisio.
So-called acalculous gallbladder disease is an ill-defined entity, mainly seen in young women, which could be due to a motility disorder of the biliary tract. Seven young women with relapsing pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen or in the epigastrium, with cholesterol crystals in the bile and with normal sonographic and radiologic findings as well as normal gastroscopy, were investigated by hepato-biliary scintigraphy with 99mTc-HIDA. This first group was compared with a second group of 6 young women suffering from irritable colon, and with a third group of 6 asymptomatic control subjects. Read More