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Mirror Image Artifact

This infographic reviews the basics of mirror artifacts for point of care ultrasound. Discover more POCUS applications through our POCUS Bytes Webinars. Mirror artifacts occur when there is a strong difference in tissue velocity When reflective echoes bounce back and forth, the structure is flipped. Mirror artifacts are friendly artifacts that let us exclude pleural […]

This infographic reviews the basics of mirror artifacts for point of care ultrasound. Discover more POCUS applications through our POCUS Bytes Webinars.

  1. Mirror artifacts occur when there is a strong difference in tissue velocity
  2. When reflective echoes bounce back and forth, the structure is flipped.
  3. Mirror artifacts are friendly artifacts that let us exclude pleural effusion because of the reflection of the liver’s image through the diaphragm.

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