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- noun An increased response (
echo) during the ultrasound examinationof an organ, usually as a result of fatty deposits
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Other features may suggest that a nodule is benign, such as hyperechogenicity (40\% increase in risk of cancer), "she said.
Ultrasonography weighted visceral and subcutaneous abdominal fat thickness, spleen size as longitudinal diameter and liver hyperechogenicity.