Reverse target sign (cirrhotic nodules)

A reverse target sign is a potential ultrasound marker for cirrhotic nodules on ultrasound.It represents central iso-hyperechogenicity with surrounding hyperechoic rim. This sign is useful to differentiate metastases from cirrhotic nodules, conversely the target sign is seen with liver metastases.

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rID: 40087
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Reverse target sign in cirrhotic nodules
  • Reverse target sign

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