GAMUT G-123
DIFFUSE THICKENING OF THE GALLBLADDER WALL (Ultrasound, CT, MRI)


COMMON
1. AIDS-related cholangiopathy  (cytomegalovirus; Cryptosporidium )
2. Ascites with edema of gallbladder wall (eg, cirrhosis; renal failure; hypoalbuminemia; heart failure)
3. Carcinoma of gallbladder
4. Cholecystitis   , acute or chronic, usually with cholelithiasis
5. Cirrhosis; schistosomiasis ; liver failure
6. Hepatitis (viral or alcoholic)
7. Portal hypertension 
8. Postprandial (physiolologic contraction); incomplete distension; inadequate fasting
9. Total parenteral nutrition


UNCOMMON
1. Adenomyomatosis ; hyperplastic cholecystosis
2. Brucellosis
3. Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (eg, pancreatitis; carcinoma of pancreas)
4. Folds in gallbladder wall
5. Gangrenous gallbladder 
6. Graft-versus-host disease
7. Hemorrhagic cholecystitis
8. Infectious mononucleosis
9. Kaposi sarcoma (in AIDS)
10. Lymphatic obstruction at porta hepatis
11. Lymphoma G 
12. Multiple myeloma
13. Necrotizing enterocolitis in infants
14. Peptic ulcer adjacent to gallbladder
15. Pyelonephritis of right kidney
16. Sclerosing cholangitis
17. Torsion of gallbladder
18. Varices of gallbladder wall
19. Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis





References