Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 1077–1079 | Cite as

Gallbladder Torsion: US, CT, and MRI Findings

  • Yoshihiro MoriwakiEmail author
  • Jun Otani
  • Junzo Okuda
  • Toshiyuki Niwano
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US images CT images Torsion of the gallbladder 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Unnan City HospitalUnnanJapan

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