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J Korean Soc Med Ultrasound. 2001 Dec;20(4):349-355. Korean. Original Article.
Kwon SH , Ryu KN , Park YK , Jeong YM .
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Pathology, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Korea.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Dongguk University Hospital, Korea.

Ultrasonography is a readily available, noninvasive and relatively inexpensive method in detecting a soft tissue mass and determining its size and consistency. Although it does not provide the anatomic details that CT or MR offer in the evaluation of soft tissue masses, ultrasound, nevertheless, plays an important role in the diagnostic workup of suspected soft tissue masses and remains a preferred diagnostic modality especially in evaluating an extremity mass without bony abnormality on plain radiographs. Therefore, we describe the ultrasonographic findings of soft tissue masses and correlate them with pathologic findings.

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