Color-coded Doppler sonography of the thyroid and parathyroid glands

  • P. Hübsch
  • F. Frühwald
  • S. Trattnig


Due to the superficial location of the thyroid gland and because of the high incidence of pathologic changes affecting this organ, it is an ideal structure for evaluation by ultrasound and especially color-coded Doppler ultrasound (CCDS). Transducers with frequencies of 5, 7.5, or even 10 MHz can be used depending on the depth of the particular region of interest. The use of such high frequencies allows extremely fine resolution of even small anatomic or pathologic structures within the thyroid and parathyroid glands as well as elsewhere in the neck.


Thyroid Carcinoma Thyroid Gland Thyroid Nodule Parathyroid Gland Papillary Carcinoma 
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  • P. Hübsch
  • F. Frühwald
  • S. Trattnig

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