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Does anyone know the difference in hypoechoic as opposed to hyperechoic when referring to ultrasounds?


Asked by harris4 at 9:28 PM on Jun. 2, 2011 in Health

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  • well this is a basic medical prefix question. while i do not know wht echoic is anything with "hyper" before it means fast, "hypo" on the other hand means slower. hyper would be a faster echoic, whatever that is, and hypo would be a slower echoic, again whatever that is. lol hope this helps

    Answer by 2breath2live at 10:52 PM on Jun. 2, 2011

  • Ty But i heard it has to do with shadows on ultrasound but one is indicative of cancer?

    Comment by harris4 (original poster) at 11:27 PM on Jun. 2, 2011