• Medicine
  • Published in Pediatrics 1975

Ultrasonography: an aid in the diagnosis of masses in pediatric patients.

  title={Ultrasonography: an aid in the diagnosis of masses in pediatric patients.},
  author={Barry B. Goldberg and Howard M. Pollack and M A Capitanio and John A. Kirkpatrick},
  volume={56 3},
Ultrasound was used to evaluate 100 pediatric patients suspected of having a mass. This technique was found to be useful in several ways: (1) differentiation of cystic, solid, and complex masses, which is not usually possible with routine roentgenographic evaluation; (2) delineation of free fluid collections from those that are loculated or contained within masses; (3) measurement of the size of both normal and abnormal structures; and (4) confirmation of the abnormal position or absence of… CONTINUE READING

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