ultrasonography

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ultrasonography

(acoustics)
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In some cases, a supposed endometrioma lacks a black, sonolucent appearance, but "the clinician often can tell that it's a cystic structure by the very bright posterior wall--what we call posterior wall acoustic enhancement--even though the interior of the structure may appear sort of grayish or whitish rather than the pure black of a simple cyst.
Antenatal ultrasound scans demonstrate the venous sac as a sonolucent mass located posterior to the third ventricle.
An Intraoperative ultrasound scan showed a large space-occupying lesion containing fluid sonolucent area, suggesting hemangioma.
Because blood in a vessel is not very dense, it appears black or sonolucent on the screen.
Scoring system for adnexal masses (35) Score Capsule Septa Papillarities Echogenicity 1 < 3mm Absent Absent Sonolucent 2 > 3mm Thin <3 mm Low 3 Thick > 3mm 4 Irregular, < 3mm With echogenic solid areas 5 Irregular > 3mm Nonhomogeneus solid