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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rID: 36513
Section: Physics
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • speckle artefact

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