A 71-year-old male asked:
what is the meaning of parenchymal echogenicity is increased?
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Dr. Hosea Mcadoo answered
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 tissue. It just means more than expected echoes form whatever is being examined. I can't take this any farther without more information.
Answered on Jun 11, 2018
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