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Table 2 Baseline grey-scale ultrasonography of 23 pulmonary lesions

From: The feasibility of contrast enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in the diagnosis of non-cardiac thoracic disorders of dogs and cats

Pulmonary lesions   Location Shape Margins Echogenicity Echotexture Size
Malignant Carcinoma (14) LAL (3) LAR (1) LDL (4) LDR (4) MULTIFOCAL (2) Rounded (5) Oval (9) Well-defined (14) Hypoechoic (14) Inhomogeneous (14) < 50 mm (6) > 50 mm (8)
Sarcoma (1) LDL Rounded Well-defined Hypoechoic Inhomogeneous > 50 mm
Histiocytic sarcoma (1) LDL Oval Well-defined Heterogeneously anechoic Inhomogeneous < 50 mm
Lymphoma (1) MULTIFOCAL Rounded Well-defined Hypoechoic Inhomogeneous < 50 mm
Benign Pneumonia (5) LAL (1) LMR (1) LDR (1) MULTIFOCAL (2) Triangular Well-defined (3) Ill-defined (2) Hypoechoic (5) Homogeneous (4) Inhomogeneous (1) > 50 mm (1) < 50 mm (4)
Abscess (1) LDR Oval Capsulated Heterogeneously anechoic NA < 50 mm
  1. LAL apical left lobe, LDL diaphragmatic left lobe, LAR apical right lobe, LMR medium right lobe, LDR diaphragmatic right lobe