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Superficial Soft Tissues

Abstract

The study of primary and secondary skin lesions requires high- or very high-frequency transducers (>13 MHz, better if >16 MHz), multifrequency transducers when available and the possible use of spacers. The availability of matrix array transducers can also be of significant use. In high-resolution study, the different layers of the skin can be identified: the epidermis appears hyperechoic (0.3–0.6 mm thick), the dermis echogenic although less so than the epidermis, with hypo-anechoic areas in its deep portion (1–4 mm thick), the subcutaneous layer with hypoechoic adipose lobules and thin (5–20. mm) echogenic fibrous shoots in between and the echogenic superficial fascia which separates the cutaneous tissue from the underlying muscle [1].

Keywords

Synovial Sarcoma Thoracic Wall Epithelioid Sarcoma Myositis Ossificans Nodular Fasciitis 
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