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Inflammation, prostate, transabdominal ultrasonography
Inflammation, prostate, transabdominal ultrasonography
Inflammation, prostate, transabdominal ultrasonography

Transabdominal ultrasonography is the best imaging modality for evaluation of the prostate because it allows for evaluation of the prostatic parenchyma. Inflammation (yellow arrows) appears as diffuse and/or focal to multifocal increased echogenicity as seen within the parenchyma of the right (A) and left (B) prostatic lobes.

Courtesy of Dr. Michelle Kutzler.