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Technical Considerations of the Dermatologic Ultrasound Examination

  • Ximena Wortsman
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Abstract

This chapter reviews the technical considerations, including the requirements, advantages, limitations, recommended protocols, and guidelines for performing and reporting dermatologic ultrasound examinations. Some tips are provided in order to improve how to deal with dermatologic lesions.

Keywords

Dermatologic ultrasound Skin ultrasound Ultrasound dermatology, dermatologic ultrasound protocol, dermatologic ultrasound guidelines, dermatologic ultrasound setting, dermatologic ultrasound technique 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IDIEPInstitute for Diagnostic Imaging and Research of the Skin and Soft TissuesSantiagoChile
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiagoChile

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