Beak sign

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani
Diagram

The term “beak sign” is applied when a mass deforms the edge of an adjacent organ into a “beak” shape, suggesting that the mass arises from that organ.

While an adjacent organ with dull edges suggests that the mass compresses the organ but does not arise from.

Case Discussion

Authors:  T. Dionisio, F. Veloso Gomes, T. M. Cunha.

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