echogenic

echogenic

 [ek″o-jen´ik]
in ultrasonography, giving rise to reflections (echoes) of ultrasound waves.
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ech·o·gen·ic

(ek'ō-jen'ik),
Pertaining to a structure or medium (for example, tissue) that has internal echoes. Cf. hypoechoic, hyperechoic, and anechoic, which refer, respectively, to paucity, abundance, and absence of echoes displayed in the image of a structure.
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ech·o·gen·ic

(ek'ō-jen'ik)
Pertaining to a structure or medium (e.g., tissue) that is capable of producing echoes. Contrast with the terms hypoechoic, hyperechoic, and anechoic, which refer to the paucity, abundance, and absence of echoes displayed on the image.
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She had multiple ultrasounds US) done from different facilities whose reports showed the impression of a contracted gallbladder with multiple echogenic foci most likely being calculi.
LN level, short-axis diameter, axial ratio (short to long axis), presence or absence of the echogenic hilus, calcification, or cystic change, as well as LN vascularity pattern, were assessed in conventional examination.
Sonographically (Figs 1 and 2), the coelomic cavity contained a very large volume of echogenic fluid, which contained suspended echogenicities and sedimentation with a dependent fluid line.
Ultrasonographic examination showed a mildly echogenic oval-shaped area measuring 31 x 26 mm in the right iliac fossa and a connection with an attached hypoechoic tubular structure.
(A) Head ultrasound of a 23-week fetus with CTX showing lateral ventriculomegaly (bidirectional arrow), as well as periventricular and scattered parenchymal brain echogenic foci representing calcification (arrows); (B) axial abdominal ultrasound of the same fetus demonstrating hepatomegaly and intrahepatic hyperechogenicities (arrows); (C) axial abdominal ultrasound of a 25-week fetus showing multiple echogenic foci on the peritoneal surface representing areas of calcification; (D) an enlarged placenta containing hypoechogenic areas (asterisk) representing placental infarct and intervillous thrombi.
A dermoid cyst is a common benign ovarian tumor with varying appearances, the most common being a cystic lesion with a focal echogenic nodule protruding into the cyst (Rokitansky nodule).
Echogenic endometrial fluid collection in postmenopausal women is a significant risk factor for disease.
Echogenicity: Anechoic 13 52 Mixed echogenic 11 44 Calcified echogenic 1 04 The above table shows the radioimaging appearance of liver-hydatid cyst according to its echogenicity.
The mass showed septal echogenic thickening in the internal area.
A developing corpus luteum appears on ultrasound as a poorly defined, irregular, greyish-black structure with echogenic spots all within the ovary; (Fig.
Effusions were classified as anechoic, complex septate, complex nonseptate, and echogenic [2, 7].