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Review article


Ultrasound and Doppler US in Evaluation of Superficial Soft-tissue Lesions.

Huseyin ToprakErkan KiliçAsli SerterErcan KocakoçSalih Ozgocmen
Department of Radiology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University Kayseri, Turkey
Date of Submission: 21-Nov-2013, Date of Acceptance: 06-Feb-2014, Date of Web Publication: 27-Feb-2014.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Huseyin Toprak

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, 34093, Istanbul, Turkey.
E-mail: huseyin_toprak@yahoo.com

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Huseyin Toprak

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, 34093, Istanbul, Turkey.
E-mail: huseyin_toprak@yahoo.com

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.127965 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Improved developments in digital ultrasound technology and the use of high-frequency broadband transducers make ultrasound (US) imaging the first screening tool in investigating superficial tissue lesions. US is a safe (no ionizing radiation), portable, easily repeatable, and cheap form of imaging compared to other imaging modalities. US is an excellent imaging modality to determine the nature of a mass lesion (cystic or solid) and its anatomic relation to adjoining structures. Masses can be characterized in terms of their size, number, component, and vascularity with US and Doppler US especially with power Doppler US. US, however, is operator dependent and has a number of artifacts that can result in misinterpretation. In this review, we emphasize the role of ultrasound, particularly power Doppler, in superficial soft-tissue lesions.
Keywords: Doppler, Lesion, Soft Tissue, Ultrasound

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