Ultrasound artifacts

Last revised by Dagnechew Degefu on 7 Jun 2023

Ultrasound artifacts are commonly encountered and familiarity is necessary to avoid false diagnoses. In some cases, specific artifacts can even offer valuable diagnostic information. For instance, some artifacts may be indicative of certain pathologies. They are not to be confused with ultrasound probe defects, which represent hardware failure. 


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