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영남의대학술지 Vol.24_No.2 Suppl. P.S24-35, Dec. 2007

Review

음낭의 초음파 검사

Ultrasonography of the Scrotum

박복환, 조재호
영남대학교 의과대학 영상의학과학교실
책임저자:박복환, 대구광역시 남구 대명동 317-1, 영남대학교 의과대학 영상의학과학교실
Tel: (053) 620-3041, Fax: (053) 653-5484
E-mail: jhcho@med.yu.ac.kr

December 30, 2007

Abstract

Ultrasonography is an important imaging tool in the evaluation of the scrotal structures and various scrotal disorders because of excellent anatomic resolution, easy and speedy applicability, and safety with no inonizing radiation. Furthermore, a blood flow information can be obtained by the use of color Doppler ultrasonography and spectral waveform analysis. It plays a primary role in the detection, characterization, and localization of scrotal masses and fluid collections. Knowledge of characteristic imaging findings enables appropriate, expeditious evaluation of various scrotal disorders. The objective of this article is to familiarize the reader with the ultrasonographic features of various scrotal disorders.

Key Words: Scrotum, Diseases, Ultrasonography, Neoplasms

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