comet-tail artifact

The comet-tail artifact is a grey-scale ultrasound finding seen when small calcific / crystalline / highly reflective objects are interrogated and is believed to be a special form of reverberation artifact.

It is similar to the color comet-tail artifact and is seen in similar situations, although is in general less sensitive than the latter.

Differential diagnosis

Possible considerations include:

See also

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