Clinical application of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in diagnosis of superficial lymphadenopathy.

@article{Yu2010ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical application of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in diagnosis of superficial lymphadenopathy.},
  author={Ming Yu and Qing Liu and Hong-Ping Song and Zeng-Hui Han and Hai-Li Su and Guang-Bin He and Xiao-dong Zhou},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={735-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in differential diagnosis of superficial lymphadenopathy. METHODS Ninety-four superficial enlarged lymph nodes in 94 patients were studied by conventional ultrasonography (gray scale and color Doppler) and CEUS. Contrast-enhanced sonograms were analyzed using contrast-specific quantification software. All of the results were compared with pathologic diagnoses. RESULTS Of the 94 lymph… CONTINUE READING