Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 2001;20(4): 349-355.
Soft Tissue Masses: Ultrasonographic Findings.
Se Hwan Kwon, Kyung Nam Ryu, Yong Koo Park, Yu Mee Jeong
1Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Pathology, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Korea.
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Dongguk University Hospital, Korea.
  Published online: December 1, 2001.
ABSTRACT
Ultrasonography is a readily available, noninvasive and relatively inexpensive method in detecting a soft tissue mass and determining its size and consistency. Although it does not provide the anatomic details that CT or MR offer in the evaluation of soft tissue masses, ultrasound, nevertheless, plays an important role in the diagnostic workup of suspected soft tissue masses and remains a preferred diagnostic modality especially in evaluating an extremity mass without bony abnormality on plain radiographs. Therefore, we describe the ultrasonographic findings of soft tissue masses and correlate them with pathologic findings.
Keywords: Soft tissues, US; Soft tissues, neoplasms
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