echotexture

echotexture

(ĕk′ō-tĕks-chŭr)
The characteristic pattern or structure of tissue layers as seen during ultrasonic imaging.
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Ultrasonographically, the homogeneous thickness, uniform fibrillar echotexture, and sharply defined echogenic margins of the tendon are considered as the main features of normal appearance of the tendon.
1-2) Assessment of masses on ultrasound is guided by the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) and evaluation includes shape, margin, orientation, echotexture, posterior acoustic changes and vascularity.
Ultrasound evaluation revealed the presence of bowel and omentum in the scrotum and normal echotexture of the testis.
Liver Cirrhosis was defined clinically as decrease in liver span of less than 10 cm and presence of splenomegaly and/or ascites; and on ultrasound showing increased echogenicity, altered echotexture, surface nodularity and splenomegaly or ascites.
Ultrasound abdomen revealed hepatomegaly in 8 subjects, one of whom, a lady with history of carcinoma breast and mastectomy, showed coarsened echotexture of liver but was not willing for liver biopsy for confirmation of the possibility of either liver metastasis or amyloid deposits.
The target lesions were initially identified and their detailed endosonographic features were assessed, including location, thickness, and echotexture (echogenic or echopoor).
Malignant phyllodes tumor (previously known as cystosarcoma phyllodes or periductal stromal tumor) is a lobulated and well demarcated solid tumor with homogeneous or heterogeneous echotexture.
Ninety percent of patients had ultrasonography as a part of the investigation: the commonest abnormality detected was altered echotexture of liver followed by splenomegaly (19.
Ultrasound examination of the right side of the neck showed a focal lesion with a slight increase in its echotexture, smooth outline and dimensions of 40 x 11 mm, of the nature of a lipoma.
Liver Grade 0 (Normal liver): Homogeneously fine echotexture, smooth surface; sharp edge; portal vein caliber <13 mm with hepatopetal velocity of [greater than or equal to]15 cm/sec12-14.
Ultrasound abdomen showed coarse liver echotexture.
All the nerves displayed normal echotexture without any morphological alteration.