From the case: Comet tail (photo)

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  • Comet-tail artifact - “ The comet-tail artifact is a grey-scale ultrasound finding seen when small calcific / crystalline / highly reflective objects are interrogated and...”
  • Comet tail sign (chest) - “ The comet tail sign is a finding that can be seen on CT scans of the chest. It consists of a curvilinear opacity that extends from a subpleural "m...”
  • Comet tail sign (phleboliths) - “ Comet tail sign (in urological imaging) is helpful in distinguishing a ureteric calculus from a phlebolith and strongly favors the latter.  The s...”
  • Color comet-tail artifact - “ The color comet-tail artifact is an ultrasonographic sign seen in a number of situations when color Doppler scanning is performed. Typically the ...”

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