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Imaging breast A descriptive term for the ultrasonographic appearance of breast tissue surrounding a ruptured silicon breast implant, which is associated with silicone granulomas that that impart a dirty shadowing appearance by ultrasonography in extracapsular breast silicone leaks
Imaging chest A descriptive term for the grainy or ground-glass appearance on a plain AP film—DiffDx Extensive metastatic carcinoma of the thyroid—or by ultrasonography in patients with severe fat embolism, which corresponds to diffuse pulmonary infiltrates—DiffDx Molar pregnancy