Posterior acoustic shadowing and enhancement
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Bickle I, Posterior acoustic shadowing and enhancement. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 07 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-41375
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29 Nov 2015
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Several patient examples from ultrasound. All performed for abdominal complaints.
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The calculi in the kidney and gallbladder cause pronounced posterior acoustic shadowing.
The hepatic cyst demonstrates the opposite phenomenon of posterior acoustic enhancement.
Posterior acoustic shadowing and enhancement are two everyday key important concepts in ultrasound imaging.