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4. Basic Ultrasound Terminology: “Echogenicity”

ISOechoic (Similar)

The term “Isoechoic” on ultrasound means that a specific structure gives off similar echoes relative to another structure on the ultrasound screen. For example, you may say the Renal Cortex is isoechoic to the Spleen Parenchyma like the image below:

Ultrasound Terminology - Isoechoic Spleen and Left Kidney Cortex
Spleen is Isoechoic compared to Cortex of Left Kidney Cortex

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