Use of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in hepatosplenic sarcoidosis: Report of 2 cases

@inproceedings{Grzelak2012UseOC,
  title={Use of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in hepatosplenic sarcoidosis: Report of 2 cases},
  author={Piotr Grzelak and Lukasz Augsburg and A. Bad́ıa – Maj{\'o}s and Ludomir Stefanczyk and Paweł G{\'o}rski and Wojciech J. Piotrowski and Adam Antczak},
  booktitle={Polish journal of radiology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology that predominantly affects lungs and intrathoracic lymph nodes; in rare cases (approx. 10%), infiltration of the spleen and liver may be observed. In order to identify hepatosplenic infiltration, MRI/CT of the abdomen and different ultrasound techniques (PD US, US D) are usually performed. Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is a new technique in this diagnostic algorithm, but the fact that this is a safe… CONTINUE READING
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