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Tips for Reporting Dermatologic Ultrasound Examinations

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In this chapter, there are examples of reports of dermatologic ultrasound examinations. The provision of useful and standardized information in the imaging reports improves the quality of the data and is a must for anyone practicing this application of ultrasound.

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Wortsman, X. (2022). Tips for Reporting Dermatologic Ultrasound Examinations. In: Wortsman, X. (eds) Textbook of Dermatologic Ultrasound. Springer, Cham.

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