Sonography of the thymus in healthy children: frequency of visualization, size, and appearance.

@article{Adam1993SonographyOT,
  title={Sonography of the thymus in healthy children: frequency of visualization, size, and appearance.},
  author={E J Adam and P. I. Ignotus},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1993},
  volume={161 1},
  pages={
          153-5
        }
}
  • E J Adam, P. I. Ignotus
  • Published in
    AJR. American journal of…
    1993
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of visualization, the size, and the sonographic appearance of the normal thymus on sonograms of children 2-8 years old. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifty children without symptoms referable to the thymus were scanned through the suprasternal notch and parasternal windows with a Diasonics DRF 100 scanner and a 7.5-MHz probe. The anteroposterior and longitudinal dimensions of the thymus were measured and the echogenicity of the thymus… CONTINUE READING

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