IOTW: Tonsillar Ultrasound

Posted on: April 24, 2019, by :

This is tonsillar ultrasound and it is negative with no abscess. You can see the submandibular gland on top, the tonsil in the box, and the echogenic specks below it from the air in the pharynx.

Below are more images of a normal tonsil on ultrasound of a pediatric patient

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