Ultrasound in tropical and parasitic diseases.

@article{Richter2003UltrasoundIT,
  title={Ultrasound in tropical and parasitic diseases.},
  author={Joachim Richter and Christoph Hatz and Dieter H{\"a}ussinger},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362 9387},
  pages={900-2}
}
CONTEXT Migration and worldwide travel mean that western clinicians and radiologists more and more face imported tropical diseases. Diseases with unclear signs and symptoms are likely to be investigated with ultrasound. Many tropical diseases have particular ultrasonographic features that are not familiar to the examiner and which may lead to further unnecessary or even harmful diagnostic investigations. In developing countries, ultrasound machines are becoming more widely distributed and are… CONTINUE READING

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