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Speckle artifact

Speckle artifact may be encountered in ultrasound. It is caused by the scattering of waves from the surface of small structures within a certain tissue. The artifact produces a textured appearance.

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Imaging technology

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Speckle artifacts
  • Speckle artefacts
  • Speckle artefact

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