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Click 78 year old male with xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis. Axial T2 weighted image demonstrates GB wall thickening with hyperintense intramural cysts (thick arrows), hypointense gallstone (thin arrow), and adjacent hepatic T2 hyperintensity, representing inflammation (arrowheads). [GE Signa Excite 1.5 Tesla magnet, 8 channel body coil, 6 mm slices, TE=90, TR=907, no contrast]

Click 78 year old male with xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis. Coronal T2 weighted image demonstrates GB wall thickening with hyperintense intramural cysts (thick arrows), hypointense gallstone (thin arrow), and adjacent hepatic T2 hyperintensity, representing inflammation (arrowheads). [GE Signa Excite 1.5 Tesla magnet, 8 channel body coil, 6 mm slices, TE=89, TR=1235, no contrast]

Click 78 year old male with xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis. Axial spoiled gradient pre-contrast image demonstrates GB wall thickening (thick arrows) and hypointense gallstone (thin arrow). [GE Signa Excite 1.5 Tesla magnet, 8 channel body coil, 6 mm slices, TE=2, TR=4.2, no contrast]

Click 78 year old male with xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis. Axial spoiled gradient post-contrast image demonstrates GB wall thickening (thick arrows) and hypointense gallstone (thin arrow). No areas of abnormal enhancement. [GE Signa Excite 1.5 Tesla magnet, 8 channel body coil, 6 mm slices, TE=2, TR=4.2, 30 cc intravenous gadodiamide]