echolucent

echolucent

 [ek″o-loo´sent]
permitting the passage of ultrasonic waves without giving rise to echoes, the representative areas appearing black on the sonogram.

echolucent

/echo·lu·cent/ (-loo´sint) permitting the passage of ultrasonic waves without echoes, the representative areas appearing black on the sonogram.

echolucent

permitting the passage of ultrasonic waves without giving rise to echoes, the representative areas appearing black on the sonogram.
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The morphologic risk factors for carotid atherosclerotic plaque include plaque surface ulceration, thrombosis, lumen surface irregularity, intraplaque hemorrhage, nonhyperechoic plaque, hypoechogenic or predominantly hypoechogenic plaque, echolucent plaque, complex plaque, stenoses grade ≥70%, early- and end-stage calcifications, gray-scale median score in imaging of plaque echogenicity, plaque lipid core presence, lipid-rich plaque, intima-media thickness (IMT), and plaque score.
Echolucent carotid artery plaques are associated with elevated levels of fasting and postprandial triglyceride-rich lipoproteins.
Benign nodules are commonly well defined (96% benign), entirely cystic, solid and cystic or may be solid, demonstrate coarse calcification, have thin echolucent halo around the entire lesion and may show spongiform appearance3,4.
Positive Bilateral extensive frontoparietal well-circumscribed hyperechogenicity with areas of echolucent breakdown Case 3 7 days Bilateral frontoparietal GA 31 wks CUS on day 7 parenchymal hyperechogenicity BW 1 370 g with areas of echolucent cystic Negative breakdown.
Lipid rich plaques poorly reflect emitted ultrasound and appear echolucent (Dark) and heterogeneous on ultrasound images.
5cm) (Figure 2) with echolucent center ("beard-beak sign of recent and growing thrombus") [3], protruding to LA during systole (Figure 3), few thin thoracic aorta plaques.
Highly chlorinated PCBs (congeners 194, 206, and 209) were associated with an echolucent IM-GSM.
Ultrasound examination was performed during the first, third, fifth, seventh, ninth and eleventh week, which showed echolucent area followed by hyperechoic spicules in a echolucent window and increasing echogenic material in distraction gap respectively.
The procedure determines the presence of blood clots or echolucent plaque, which contains a high level of fat.
After a vascular review, arterial duplex of the right lower limbs showed 70% stenosis at the origin of the right superficial femoral artery with a 3-cm long echolucent thrombus.
Although the mass has relatively homogeneous structure some parts of mass has increased echogenicity, some parts of mass has echolucent area, which were concordant with calcification and hemorrhage, respectively.
The focal necrotic lesions become echolucent and with time collapse.