Possible causes of gallbladder wall thickening

Possible causes of gallbladder wall thickening

Normally, the gallbladder wall measures 3 mm or less in thickness.

There are multiple etiologies for gallbladder wall thickening including generalized edematous states (congestive heart failure, renal failure, hypoalbuminemia, cirrhosis), gallbladder inflammation (cholecystitis or secondary inflammation from acute hepatitis), neoplasm (gallbladder adenocarcinoma, metastasis), and adenomyomatosis 

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