Cervical Echography

  • J. Poncin
  • G. Lalande
  • J. L. Ferran


The echographic exploration of the cervical area is carried out on a child in the supine position with the neck slightly hyperextended using a pillow placed under the shoulders. Immobilization is sometimes difficult to obtain with the infant, especially since the feeding bottle cannot be used to calm the child because of the thyroid movements when swallowing. Sections that are transversal and longitudinal will be more closely spaced the younger the child. The US equipment is a 7 MHz transducer usually equipped with a manual scanning.


Thyroid Nodule Parathyroid Adenoma Thyroid Lobe Endemic Goiter Ectopic Thyroid 
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  • J. Poncin
  • G. Lalande
  • J. L. Ferran

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