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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Ultrasound term: Ultrasound waves are formed in the ultrasound transducer applied to the body, and reflect from tissue interfaces that they pass through back to the sa ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ultrasonography???: Please resubmit your question with a little more detail. It would be helpful to know what was scanned!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
When: Applied to the kidneys this means the outer area of the kidney is brighter on ultrasound than what is usually seen. This can be technical (as in not a ... Read More
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Dr. William Nyman
38 years experience Radiology
Kidney appearance: Renal cortex has a typical appearance on ultrasound. It is normally less echo dense than the nearby liver. Increased renal cortex echogenicity can b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
What Organ?: The term means that the expected uniformity of an organs' tissue texture has been degraded and the appearance has assumed a rather more coarse texture ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hosea Mcadoo
55 years experience Radiology
Descriptive term: Not specific to any one thing. Parenchyma is just the main part of an organ or tissue. Echogenicity refers to how many echoes are produced by a tiss ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Ultrasound: The term describes the sonographic characteristics of the kidney tissue. When the cortical echogenicity is increased the kidney looks brighter. This i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Follow-up...: Mixed echogenicity means there is various tissue texture consistency within this 6-mm area especially in comparison to its surrounding normal testicul ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Distinguish diseases: Distinguish fatty liver (steatosis) from fatty liver with abnormal liver tests (steatohepatitis). Best to start with a weight loss diet based on calor ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That describes: normal features of the kidney. The echogenicity is the "brightness" on US, and the cortical thickness is the width of the renal tissue.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cyst kidney: Cyst are hypoechogenic and not hyper

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