Ultrasound Animal Challenge 1 – What is the Tiger-stripe sign?

Do you know your “ultrasound Fauna”? Can you relate the following animal to a specific ultrasound finding? 

Picture of a tiger lying

What is the Tiger-stripe sign?

Picture of the tiger stripe sign on a Doppler

A) A reason to buy a new scanner

B) A high amplitude Doppler signal caused by oscillating structures

C) A Doppler pattern which occurs if contrast is injected

D) A typical Doppler pattern often seen in endocarditis 

Post your comments below or get the answer.

Thomas Binder and the 123sonography team