Key Features

  • Symptom-based presentation makes it easy for beginning and experienced sonographers to quickly find information related to the patient’s symptom.
  • Summary tables of differential diagnoses and sonographic findings provide you with a brief overview of all chapter material for quick reference.
  • Clinical scenarios at the beginning of each chapter help you learn to apply information to the clinical setting.
  • Case studies and discussion questions give you the opportunity to enhance your critical-thinking skills and measure your comprehension of material.
  • Over 900 ultrasound images correlated to the pathology illustrate what you’ll encounter in the clinical setting.
  • Glossary helps you define important terminology.

Table of Contents

  1. RUQ Pain
  2. Liver Mass
  3. Elevated Liver Function Tests/Diffuse Liver Disease
  4. Epigastric Pain
  5. Hematuria
  6. Rule Out Renal Obstruction/Renal Failure
  7. Cystic vs Solid Mass
  8. Left Upper Quadrant Mass/Rule Out Splenomegaly
  9. Pediatric Mass
  10. Question Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  11. NEW! Acute RLQ Pain/Rule Out Appendicitis
  12. Neonatal Vomiting/Rule Out Pyloric Stenosis
  13. Retroperitoneal Mass
  14. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  15. Localize Intrauterine Device
  16. PID
  17. Infertility
  18. Ovarian Mass
  19. Uncertain Last Menstrual Period/Pregnancy Dating
  20. Size Greater Than Dates
  21. Size Less Than Dates
  22. Bleeding with Pregnancy
  23. Multiple Gestation
  24. Elevated AFP
  25. Genetic Testing
  26. Fetal Anomaly
  27. Abnormal Fetal Echo
  28. Breast Mass
  29. Scrotal Mass/Scrotal Pain
  30. Neck Mass
  31. Elevated PSA
  32. Hip Dysplasia
  33. Premature Birth: Rule Out Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage
  34. NEW! Neonatal Spinal Dimple: Rule Out Tethered Cord
  35. Carotid Artery Disease
  36. Leg Pain/Rule Out DVT
  37. New! Claudication/Peripheral Arterial Disease


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About the authors

Charlotte Henningsen

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair and Professor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Department, Orlando, FL

Kathryn Kuntz

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Radiology Electronic Curriculum Coordinator Sonography Program Mayo Clinic Adjunct Faculty Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Orlando, FL President SEAC, Inc Sonography Education & Accreditation Consulting, Inc

Diane Youngs

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director Mayo School of Health Sciences Sonography Program Assistant Professor of Radiology College of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota