Coarsened hepatic echotexture

Coarsened hepatic echotexture is a sonographic descriptor used when the uniform smooth hepatic echotexture of the liver is lost. This can occur due to a number of reasons which include:

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Article information

rID: 17361
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Coarse hepatic echotexture
  • Coarse liver echotexture
  • Coarsened liver echotexture
  • Diffuse heterogenous liver echotexture
  • Heterogenous liver echotexture

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: hemochromatosis
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