Contrast-enhanced sonography for differential diagnosis of pleurisy and focal pleural lesions of unknown cause.

@article{Grg2005ContrastenhancedSF,
  title={Contrast-enhanced sonography for differential diagnosis of pleurisy and focal pleural lesions of unknown cause.},
  author={Christian G{\"o}rg and Tillmann Bert and Konrad G{\"o}rg},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 6},
  pages={3894-9}
}
BACKGROUND Ultrasound enables the visualization of pleural-based lesions with a poor correlation to specific pathology. At this time, there are no data about the diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced sonography (CES) in pleural lesions. METHODS From August 2004 to January 2005, 25 consecutive patients with clinical symptoms of pleurisy and focal pleural lesions of unknown origin seen on B-mode ultrasonography were prospectively studied by CES. The lesions were diagnosed as pleuropneumonia (n… CONTINUE READING
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