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

@article{Grzelak2012UseOC,
  title={Use of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in hepatosplenic sarcoidosis: Report of 2 cases},
  author={P. Grzelak and L. Augsburg and A. Majos and L. Stefanczyk and P. G{\'o}rski and W. Piotrowski and A. Antczak},
  journal={Polish Journal of Radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={77},
  pages={60 - 63}
}
  • P. Grzelak, L. Augsburg, +4 authors A. Antczak
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Polish Journal of Radiology
  • Summary 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… CONTINUE READING

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