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Figure 1: (a) Midsagittal section in the region of hyoid bone using linear transducer, demonstrating sonographic echogenic signature of the body of hyoid bone with posterior acoustic shadowing. (b) Corresponding computed tomographic section (red lines – representing limit of ultrasound scan extent) BOT: Base of tongue; PEF: Preepiglottic fat; asterisk, Epiglottis; Yellow arrow, body of hyoid bone

Figure 1: (a) Midsagittal section in the region of hyoid bone using linear transducer, demonstrating sonographic echogenic signature of the body of hyoid bone with posterior acoustic shadowing. (b) Corresponding computed tomographic section (red lines – representing limit of ultrasound scan extent) BOT: Base of tongue; PEF: Preepiglottic fat; asterisk, Epiglottis; Yellow arrow, body of hyoid bone