IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging

Ultrasonography in maxillofacial Imaging – a review

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Author Details: Karthik R, Mohan N, Ravikumar PT, Saramma Mathew Fenn, Sabitha Gokulraj, Cicilia Subbulakshmi

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-3838

Print ISSN : 2581-382X

Article First Page : 63

Article End Page : 68


Ultrasonography is being currently used in imaging of various head and neck pathologies owing to its non-invasive nature and has gained wider acceptance in maxillofacial imaging. In this paper we will take a relook of Ultrasonographic imaging in areas such as its historical Background, basic principles, wide array of applications in Maxillofacial pathologies and advantages, disadvantages, Newer techniques in Ultrasonographic Imaging.

Key words:
Piezoelectric, Transducer, Fresnel zone, Fraunhofer zone, Reverberation artefact