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CT scan shows "gall bladder is well distended" what does that

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CT scan shows "gall bladder is well distended" what does that mean?
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Customer: Just got the results from the CT scan today, seeing Dr. tomorrow.. Just curious
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Customer: it also said there wa a small peri-ampullary duodenal diverticulum identified in pancreatic head
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.
Hello, a well distended gall bladder means gall bladder is filled with bile. This usually occurs in fasting state. This is nPeriampullsry diverticulum of pancreas is just small extension of pancreatic tissue around small intestine.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.
Distended gall bladder is normal phenomenon.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.
Diverticulum of pancreas too is nothing significant and do not need treatment.
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