IOTW: Edge Artifact

Posted on: March 25, 2019, by :

When the US beam hits the edge of a curved object, it bounces away at an angle and the signal never returns to the probe, creating this “edge artifact”. Be careful not to confuse this with shadowing from a gallstone.

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