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Comet-tail artefact

The comet-tail artefact is a grey-scale ultrasound finding seen when small calcific / crystalline / highly reflective objections are interrogated, and is believed to be a special form of reverberation artefact

It is similar to the colour comet-tail artefact and is seen in similar situations, although is in general less sensitive than the later. 


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